New McGraw-Hill Anthology of Writing by Women Co-Edited by Diane Price Herndl
Women’s Worlds, a new anthology of women’s writing, was created to make available a broad range of women’s voices from across time, across classes, and across the globe in a slimmer, more flexible, and more affordable format.
Women's Worlds: The McGraw-Hill Anthology of Women's Writing in English Across the Globe. Ed. Robyn Warhol-Down, Diane Price Herndl, Mary Lou Kete, Lisa Schnell, Beth Kowaleski-Wallace, and Rashmi Varma. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
This new anthology of writing by women includes selections from the fourteenth through the twenty-first centuries, from the first text by a woman published in English (Julian of Norwich’s Revelation of Divine Love) to selections by contemporary writers like Barbara Kingsolver, Alison Bechdel, and Zadie Smith. The selections are drawn from Britain, North America, Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Caribbean--wherever English is spoken. While classics of fiction, poetry, and drama are provided, the text also includes essays, song lyrics, domestic handbooks, letters, and diary entries, giving students access to texts that represent the full range of women’s experiences and giving voice to women who are often omitted from traditional anthologies of literature.