Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing
  • Author : Jane Eldridge Miller
  • Release Date : 23 July 2019
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 13 : 9781136214301

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Book excerpt: Unique in its breadth of coverage, Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing is a comprehensive, authoritative and enjoyable guide to women's fiction, prose, poetry and drama from around the world in the second half of the twentieth century. Over the course of 1000 entries by over 150 international contributors, a picture emerges of the incredible range of women's writing in our time, from Toni Morrison to Fleur Adcock- all are here. This book includes the established and well-loved but also opens up new worlds of modern literature which may be unfamiliar but are never less than fascinating.

Who s Who in Contemporary Women s Writing

Who s Who in Contemporary Women s Writing

Author : Jane Eldridge Miller
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Collections
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Unique in its breadth of coverage, Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing is a comprehensive, authoritative and enjoyable guide to women's fiction, prose, poetry and drama from around the world in the second half of the twentieth century. Over the course of 1000 entries by over 150 international contributors, a picture emerges ...

Who s who in Contemporary Women s Writing

Who s who in Contemporary Women s Writing

Author : Jane Eldridge Miller
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ovid s Presence in Contemporary Women s Writing

Ovid s Presence in Contemporary Women s Writing

Author : Fiona Cox
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Literary Collections
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This innovative study analyses the presence of Ovid in contemporary women's writing through a series of insightful case studies of prominent female authors, from Ali Smith, Marina Warner, and Marie Darrieussecq, to Alice Oswald, Saviana Stãnescu, and Yoko Tawada. Using Ovid in their engagements with a wide range of ...

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Author : Nuala Finnegan,Jane E. Lavery
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the theoretical debate. A brief history ...

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Love and Space in Contemporary African Diasporic Women s Writing

Author : Jennifer Leetsch
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book sets out to investigate how contemporary African diasporic women writers respond to the imbalances, pressures and crises of twenty-first-century globalization by querying the boundaries between two separate conceptual domains: love and space. The study breaks new ground by systematically bringing together critical love studies with research into the ...

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Author : E. Jackson
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is a comparative and developmental study of the expression of feminist concerns in the novels of Kamala Markandaya, Nayantara Sahgal, Anita Desai, and Shashi Deshpande, among the best known and most prolific Indian novelists writing in English, who have been self-consciously engaged with women's issues during the postcolonial ...

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Author : A. Heilmann,M. Llewellyn
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Fiction
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This collection examines the dynamic experimentation of contemporary women writers from North America, Australia, and the UK. Blurring the dichotomies of the popular and the literary, the fictional and the factual, the essays assembled here offer new approaches to reading contemporary women fiction writers' reconfigurations of history....

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Author : Claire Bracken,Tara Harney-Mahajan
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Uncategorized
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Author : Susan Watkins
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines how contemporary women novelists have successfully transformed and rewritten the conventions of post-apocalyptic fiction. Since the dawn of the new millennium, there has been an outpouring of writing that depicts the end of the world as we know it, and women writers are no exception to this ...

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Publisher : Lexington Books
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Contemporary Women's Writing in India offers refreshing and comprehensive literary voices that address a broad range of issues in contemporary women’s writing in India....

Margaret Atwood

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Author : Fiona Tolan
Publisher : BRILL
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Margaret Atwood: Feminism and Fiction takes a new look at the complex relationship between Margaret Atwood’s fiction and feminist politics. Examining in detail the concerns and choices of an author who has frequently been termed feminist but has famously rejected the label on many occasions, this book traces the ...

Contemporary French Women s Writing

Contemporary French Women s Writing

Author : Shirley Ann Jordan
Publisher : Peter Lang
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the 1990s the French literary arena was enlivened by the emergence of a new generation of women writers. This book selects six of its most distinctive voices and addresses important questions about the very new in French women's writing. What are young women choosing to write about? What do ...

Contemporary Arab Women Writers

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Author : Anastasia Valassopoulos
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Collections
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This book engages with contemporary Arab women writers from Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon and Algeria. In spite of Edward Said’s groundbreaking reappraisal of the uneven relationship between the West and the Arab world in Orientalism, there has been little postcolonial criticism of Arab writing. Anastasia Valassopoulos raises the profile of ...

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Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art Writing and Criticism

Author : Lauren Fournier
Publisher : MIT Press
Genre : Art
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Autotheory--the commingling of theory and philosophy with autobiography--as a mode of critical artistic practice indebted to feminist writing and activism. In the 2010s, the term "autotheory" began to trend in literary spheres, where it was used to describe books in which memoir and autobiography fused with theory and philosophy. In ...