Bertha Rochester

Key Ideas of Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar

Like Showalter, Gilbert and Gubar have analysed the nineteenth century for the position of the ¬†woman novelist in The Madwoman in the Attic (1979), the 2-volume No Man’s Land (1987-89) and their edition of The Norton Anthology of Literature by… Read More ›

Gynocriticism A Brief Note

A concept introduced by Elaine Showalter in Towards a Feminist Poetics¬†gynocriticism refers to a kind of criticism with woman as writer/producer of textual meaning, as against woman as reader (feminist critique). Being concerned with the specificity of women’s writings (gynotexts)… Read More ›