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Kathy Mezei's Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women PDF

By Kathy Mezei

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 way of British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This choice of twelve essays is the 1st publication dedicated to feminist narratology--the mixture of feminist concept with the examine of the buildings that underpin all narratives. till lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partially, as a few members argue, simply because idea has replicated previous assumptions of male authority and viewpoint in narrative. Feminist narratology, even though, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside its examine of narrative concepts. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for ebook during this quantity. The participants 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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