'Modernist' Women Writers and Narrative Art
  • Author : Kathleen Wheeler
  • Release Date : 01 September 1994
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 13 : 9780814792766

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Book excerpt: This book is an examination of the narrative strategies and stylistic devices of modernist writers and of earlier writers normally associated with late realism. In the case of the latter, Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin and Willa Cather are shown to have engaged in an ironic critique of realism, by exploring the inadequacies of this form to express human experience, and by revealing hidden, and contradictory, assumptions.

 Modernist  Women Writers and Narrative Art

Modernist Women Writers and Narrative Art

Author : Kathleen Wheeler
Publisher : NYU Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is an examination of the narrative strategies and stylistic devices of modernist writers and of earlier writers normally associated with late realism. In the case of the latter, Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin and Willa Cather are shown to have engaged in an ironic critique of realism, by exploring ...

H D  and the Public Sphere of Modernist Women Writers 1913 1946

H D and the Public Sphere of Modernist Women Writers 1913 1946

Author : Georgina Taylor
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book places H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) in the context of the wider network of women writers in which she participated. It examines the structures through which they exchanged ideas, such as the little magazines and anthologies, charting changes in focus by the network and the ways that new ideas ...

   Modernist    Women Writers and Narrative Art

Modernist Women Writers and Narrative Art

Author : K. Wheeler
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is an examination of the fiction of Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Jean Rhys, Stevie Smith, Katherine Mansfield and Jane Bowles, with a view to clarifying the narrative strategies these women adopt to establish, in varying degrees, a critique of realism and its hidden dualistic, patriarchal assumptions ...

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Author : Peter Childs
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution. In this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global and ...

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Publisher : Cornell University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Writing from positions of cultural exclusion, women have faced constraints not only upon the "content" of fiction but upon the act of narration itself. Narrative voice thus becomes a matter not simply of technique but of social authority: how to speak publicly, to whom, and in whose name. Susan Sniader ...

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Publisher : LSU Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Publisher : Archon
Genre : Fiction
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