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Loving against the Odds

Women’s Writing in English in a European Context


Elizabeth Russell

Contents: Patsy Stoneman/Angela Leighton: General Editors’ Preface – Elizabeth Russell: Introduction – Annamaria Lamarra: Love and Be Damned: New Perspectives in Seventeenth-Century Literature by Women – Julia Salmerón: Barely Saved from Drowning: The Max Ernst - Leonora Carrington Affair – Valerie Sanders: ‘Fighting & Tired but Yours for Ever’: Katherine Mansfield’s Love-Letters, 1918 – Elizabeth Russell: The Translation of Seduction and Desire in Cross-Cultural European Contexts – María S. Suárez Lafuente: Love, Pleasure and Old Age in English and Spanish Literature – Ana Zamorano: ‘I love you is always a quotation’: Vita Sackville-West, Violet Trefusis and Virginia Woolf’s Intertextual Rapport – Jozefina Komporaly: Transcending Boundaries: National Identity and Sexual Transgression in Hungarian and English Modernism – Julie Ellam: Jeanette Winterson and the Power of Love – Patsy Stoneman: Loving the Enemy: History and Autobiography in Charlotte Brontë’s Effort to Reconcile Wellington and Napoleon – Márta Minier: Living and (Re)Writing Against the Odds: Embroidering the Brontës into the Hungarian Postmodern – Margarida Esteves Pereira: Romancing Female Identity: The Influence of Jane Eyre on Portuguese Women’s Novels – Eleonora Federici: An Inner Landscape of Obsessions: Jane Urquhart’s The Whirlpool, Changing Heaven and The Underpainter – Eva Thienpont: ‘Women Who Did’: Female Playwrights at the Turn of the Century – Francesca Rayner: ‘Putting on the Destined Livery’: Actresses Play Isabella – Claudia Capancioni: From Independence to Fascism: British Women Writers Depicting Italy in the Interwar Period.