Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women by Kathy Mezei PDF

By Kathy Mezei

ISBN-10: 080784599X

ISBN-13: 9780807845998

conscientiously melding idea with shut readings of texts, the members to Ambiguous Discourse discover the position of gender within the fight for narrative regulate of particular works by means of British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This selection of twelve essays is the 1st e-book dedicated to feminist narratology--the mixture of feminist thought with the examine of the buildings that underpin all narratives. till lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partly, as a few individuals argue, simply because concept has replicated prior assumptions of male authority and perspective in narrative. Feminist narratology, in spite of the fact that, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside of its examine of narrative ideas. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for book during this quantity. The members are Melba Cuddy-Keane, Denise Delorey, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Susan Stanford Friedman, Janet Giltrow, Linda Hutcheon, Susan S. Lanser, Alison Lee, Patricia Matson, Kathy Mezei, Christine Roulston, and Robyn Warhol.

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