Elaine Showalter

b. 1941

Elaine Showalter was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2011.

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Dalloway Day


On Wednesday 20 June 2018 we will dedicate a whole day to the celebration of one of the 20th Century’s most important novels. Set on ‘a Wednesday in mid-June’, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway (like James Joyce’s Ulysses) takes place over the course of a …

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American women writers and the Brontës

Elaine Showalter discusses the impact of the Brontës on American women's writing at the Hawthornden Anglo-American Lecture, chaired by Ion Trewin.

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