Download e-book for kindle: Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women by Kathy Mezei

By Kathy Mezei

ISBN-10: 080784599X

ISBN-13: 9780807845998

rigorously melding idea with shut readings of texts, the participants 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 number of twelve essays is the 1st ebook dedicated to feminist narratology--the mix of feminist conception with the learn of the buildings that underpin all narratives. till lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partially, as a few members argue, simply because thought has replicated previous assumptions of male authority and standpoint in narrative. Feminist narratology, despite the fact that, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside its learn of narrative concepts. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for e-book during this quantity. The individuals 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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