Ellen Moers

Standard Name: Moers, Ellen


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Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Brontë
Its influence is evident in numerous nineteenth-century novels, including in Britain Julia Kavanagh 's Nathalie (1850)—which may in turn have influenced Villette—as well as the later The House on the Marsh (1882) by Florence Warden
Literary responses Charlotte Brontë
Most major shifts in second-wave feminist literary criticism have been marked by influential rereadings of Jane Eyre: Ellen Moers (1976) and Elaine Showalter (1977) in the assertion of a female literary tradition; the Marxist-Feminist Literature Collective
Literary responses Willa Cather
A review by Randolph Bourne in the USA levelled much the same criticisms as William Heinemann in England.
Cather, Willa. On Writing. Editor Tennant, Stephen, Alfred A. Knopf.
H. L. Mencken , however, thought this book still more competent, more searching and convincing, better...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
Harold Hannyngton Child in the Times Literary Supplement supposed that the author was a man. He proffered the paradox that the novel was never for a moment exciting although it was continuously interesting. He...
Literary responses George Sand
Ellen Moers , in her ground-breaking Literary Women, 1976, read Consuelo as a key step in the tradition of women writers presenting heroinism through the figure of the woman artist, especially the opera singer...
Literary responses Germaine de Staël
After completing this novel GS wrote, I'd like a really big [writing] table, it seems to me I've got the right to it now.
Kobak, Annette. “Mme de Staël and Fanny Burney”. The Burney Journal, Vol.
, pp. 12-35.
Corinne was enormously influential for nineteenth-century women writers. The model...


By April 1976: Ellen Moers published at New York a pioneering...

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By April 1976

Ellen Moers published at New York a pioneering work of literary criticism entitled Literary Women.


Moers, Ellen. Literary Women. Doubleday, 1976.
Moers, Ellen. Literary Women. W. H. Allen, 1977.