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

By Kathy Mezei

conscientiously melding conception with shut readings of texts, the individuals to Ambiguous Discourse discover the function of gender within the fight for narrative keep an eye on of particular works via British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This choice of twelve essays is the 1st ebook dedicated to feminist narratology--the mixture of feminist thought with the learn of the buildings that underpin all narratives. until eventually lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partly, as a few participants argue, simply because thought has replicated prior assumptions of male authority and viewpoint in narrative. Feminist narratology, in spite of the fact that, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside of its learn of narrative techniques. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for ebook 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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