The Woman's Historical Novel by Diana Wallace
British Women Writers, 1900-2000

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In the first major study of British women writers' use of the historical novel, Diana Wallace tracks its development across the twentieth century. She combines a comprehensive survey with detailed readings of key writers, including Naomi Mitchison, Georgette Heyer, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Margaret Irwin, Jean Plaidy, Mary Renault, Philippa Gregory and Pat Barker.

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Diana Wallace is Lecturer in English at the University of Glamorgan, where she teaches women's writing. She is the author of Sisters and Rivals in British Women's Fiction, 1914-39 (Macmillan, 2000).
Published March 2, 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan. 296 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction