Gilbert, Sandra and Susan Gubar. No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. 3 vols.
Volume I: The War of the Words, Volume II: Sexchanges, Volume III: Letters from the Front (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988, 1989, 1994)
This sequel to The Madwoman in the Attic focuses on twentieth-century women writers. Volumes One and Two analyze literature and society between the 1880s and 1930s, specifically the rise of the New Woman and the suffrage movement, and the corresponding crisis of masculinity. Volume Three focuses mainly on World War Two fiction. Authors mentioned include Bowen, Braddon, Broughton, Bryher, Hall, Meynell, Richardson, Sackville-West, Townsend Warner, West and Woolf.
Return to Bibliography