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  1. Book ImageSend Us a Lady Physician: Women Doctors in America, 1835-1920

    Ruth J. Abram

    The irony of women’s acceptance into the medical world, and the unfortunate decline in their status at the beginning of the twentieth-century, is illustrated in this volume through words and pictures. By focusing on the class of 1879 at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, the authors of the various essays depict individual trials, frustrations, and victories of nineteenth-century women physicians; and we come to understand a vital aspect of our history and how it affects us all today.More

  2. Book ImageMeeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun

    Faith Adiele

    A wry account of the road from Harvard scholarship student to ordination as northern Thailand's first black Buddhist nun.More

  3. Book ImageLittle Women

    Louisa May Alcott, Gregory Eiselein, Anne K Phillips

    This authoritative, accurate text of the first edition (1868–69) of Little Women is accompanied by textual variants and thorough explanatory annotations.More

  4. Book ImageFlying Solo: Single Women in Midlife

    Carol M. Anderson, Susan Stewart, Sona Dimidjian

    A groundbreaking book portraying the new American lifestyle of single midlife women.More

  5. Book ImageInner Hunger: A Young Woman's Struggle through Anorexia and Bulimia

    Marianne Apostolides

    A painful, powerful, and ultimately enriching account of what it feels like to be young, confused, and controlled by food.More

  6. Book ImageMad, Bad, and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors

    Lisa Appignanesi

    “[A work of] wit, wisdom and richness. . . . A grand tour of derangement, from matricide to anorexia.” —John Leonard, Harper’sMore

  7. Book ImageSecret Paths: Women in the New Midlife

    Terri Apter

    "The author of Altered Loves . . . now turns her analytical eye toward middle-aged women. The result is both lively and revealing." --New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageAn Illuminated Life: Bella da Costa Greene's Journey from Prejudice to Privilege

    Heidi Ardizzone

    The secret life of the sensational woman behind the Morgan masterpieces, who lit up New York society.More

  9. Book ImageLove on Trial: An American Scandal in Black and White

    Heidi Ardizzone, Earl Lewis

    "Too important to be ignored....A fascinating look at America's obsession with race, pride, and privilege."—EssenceMore

  10. Book ImageSense and Sensibility

    Jane Austen, Claudia L. Johnson

    Sense and Sensibility is Austen’s first published novel and the one now most scrutinized by historicist and feminist scholars, who offer new, complex readings of the work.More

  11. Book ImageNorthanger Abbey: A Norton Critical Edition

    Jane Austen, Susan Fraiman

    Northanger Abbey, written in Jane Austen’s youth and posthumously published, is arguably her most mysterious, imaginative, and optimistic novel.More

  12. Book ImageEmma

    Jane Austen, George Justice

    Fourth Edition

    Jane Austen’s beloved comedic novel is now available in a revised and updated Norton Critical Edition.More

  13. Book ImagePersuasion

    Jane Austen, Patricia Meyer Spacks

    Second Edition

    Jane Austen’s last complete novel is now available in a revised Norton Critical Edition. The volume emphasizes new trends in critical discourse, which have enormous importance for our understanding of Austen’s achievement.More

  14. Book ImageMansfield Park

    Jane Austen, Claudia L. Johnson

    The text is that of a new authoritative text, which closely follows the one Austen oversaw when the novel was revised and reprinted in 1816.More

  15. Book ImagePride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen, Donald Gray, Mary A. Favret

    Fourth Edition

    The Norton Critical Edition of Pride and Prejudice has been revised to reflect the most current scholarly approaches to Austen’s most widely read novel.More

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