The Book of Jane

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University of Iowa Press
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The Book of Jane is a perceptive, tenacious investigation of gender, authority, and art. Jennifer Habel draws a contrast between the archetype of the lone male genius and the circumscribed...

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Excerpt: From “A Guide to Jane’s Office”: That space heater is probably dangerous. That’s from the gift shop at the Matisse Chapel. This coaster hides a water ring. Here is the...

Advance Praise

The Book of Jane blooms as a book of many books—those nipped at the bud, those impossible, unwritten works by women lost to history. This work is an aesthetic joy and a feminist breakthrough, and...

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