By B. Ruby Rich
“If there has been a second through the sixties, seventies, or eighties that modified the background of the women’s movie circulation, B. Ruby wealthy used to be there. half journalistic chronicle, half memoir, Chick Flicks—with its definitive, the-way-it-was number of essays—captures the delivery and progress of feminist film.
For over 3 many years wealthy has been some of the most vital voices in feminist movie feedback. Her presence at movie gala's, her movie reports within the Village Voice, Elle, Out, and the suggest, and her commentaries at the public radio software “The World” have secured her a spot as a important determine within the historical past of what she deems “cinefeminism.” within the wish new iteration of feminist movie tradition can be revitalized by means of reclaiming its personal background, wealthy introduces each one essay with an autobiographical prologue that describes the highbrow, political, and private moments from which the paintings arose. shuttle, softball, intercourse, and voodoo all one way or the other healthy right into a ebook that incorporates vintage wealthy articles protecting such issues because the antiporn move, the flicks of Yvonne Rainer, a Julie Christie stopover at to Washington, and the traditionally evocative movie Mädchen in Uniform.”
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Pb. 1679; The Young King: Or, The Mistake, pr. 1679; The Roundheads: Or, The Good Old Cause, pr. , pb. 1682; The Lucky Chance: Or, An Alderman’s Bargain, pr. , pb. 1687; The Widow Ranter: Or, The History of Bacon of Virginia, pr. , pb. 1696. translations: Aesop’s Fables, 1687 (with Francis Barlow); Of Trees, 1689 (of book 6 of Abraham Cowley’s Sex libri plantarum). miscellaneous: The Case for the Watch, 1686 (prose and poetry); La Montre: Or, The Lover’s Watch, 1686 (prose and poetry); Lycidus: Or, The Lover in Fashion, 1688 (prose and poetry; includes works by others); The Lady’s Looking-Glass, to Dress Herself By: Or, The Art of Charming, 1697 (prose and poetry); The Works of Aphra Behn, 1915, 1967 (6 volumes; Montague Summers, editor); The Works of Aphra Behn, 19921996 (7 volumes; Janet Todd, editor).
She is also known for her translations of Portuguese and Latin American writers. The Collected Prose, edited and introduced by Robert Giroux, was published in 1984. It includes “In the Village,” an autobiographical revelation of Bishop’s youthful vision of, and later adult perspective on, her mother’s brief return home from a mental hospital. Like her poetry, Bishop’s prose is marked by precise observation and a somewhat withdrawn narrator, although the prose works reveal much more about Bishop’s life than the poetry does.
Camden House, 1998. This work focuses on the critical reception of Behn after her death. _______. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. : Rutgers University Press, 1996. The introduction summarizes efforts to study Behn’s work and life, her place in literature, her ability to write in all the genres (except the sermon), and the biographer’s efforts to overcome the paucity of biographical facts. Includes a bibliography of works written before 1800 and a bibliography of work published after 1800. _______, ed.