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

By Kathy Mezei

ISBN-10: 080784599X

ISBN-13: 9780807845998

rigorously melding concept 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 selection of twelve essays is the 1st ebook dedicated to feminist narratology--the blend of feminist concept with the examine 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 concept has replicated prior assumptions of male authority and perspective in narrative. Feminist narratology, notwithstanding, contextualizes the cultural structures of gender inside its research of narrative thoughts. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for e-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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