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Figuring the Woman Author in Contemporary Fiction: Since 1970

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If the author is "dead," if feminism is "post-," why does the figure of the woman author keep appearing as a central character in contemporary fiction? Drawing on a diverse range of contemporary authors--including Atwood, Byatt, Brookner, Coetzee, Lurie, Le Guin, Michele Roberts, Shields, Spark, Weldon, Walker--this study explores the complexity and continuing fascination of this figure.

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If the author is dead, if feminism is post-, why does the figure of the woman author keep appearing as a central character in contemporary fiction? Drawing on a diverse range of contemporary authors--including Atwood, Byatt, Brookner, Coetzee, Lurie, Le Guin, Michele Roberts, Shields, Spark, Weldon, Walker--this study explores the complexity and continuing fascination of this figure.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Birth, Death and Resurrection * Feminism and the Death of the Author * Playing the Field * Lost and Found: the Making of the Woman Author * Tell Me a Story: Women Oral Narratives * 'A Constant State of Tension': Academic Women Authors * Finding the Right Words: Authors of Romantic Fiction * Reluctant Authors * Notes * Bibliography * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403903914
Author:
Eagleton, Mary
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Feminist
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Women and literature
Subject:
Feminist criticism
Subject:
Feminist fiction, American
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Feminist Studies-Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
7.86x5.48x.66 in. .82 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , If the author is dead, if feminism is post-, why does the figure of the woman author keep appearing as a central character in contemporary fiction? Drawing on a diverse range of contemporary authors--including Atwood, Byatt, Brookner, Coetzee, Lurie, Le Guin, Michele Roberts, Shields, Spark, Weldon, Walker--this study explores the complexity and continuing fascination of this figure.
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