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Anxious power : reading, writing, and ambivalence in narrative by women

Author: Carol J Singley; Susan Elizabeth Sweeney
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993.
Series: SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anxious power.
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)747304519
Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Sandra Cisneros; Sandra Cisneros; Maxine Hong Kingston
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Singley; Susan Elizabeth Sweeney
ISBN: 0791413896 9780791413890 079141390X 9780791413906
OCLC Number: 25509304
Description: xxvi, 400 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Female language, body, and self / Carol J. Singley --
Formal strategies in a female narrative tradition : the case of Swann : a mystery / Susan Elizabeth Sweeney --
Christine Antygrafe : authorial ambivalence in the works of Christine de Pizan / Christine Moneera Laennec --
Our bodies/our texts? : Renaissance women and the trials of authorship / Wendy Wall --
A politics of disguise : Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy's "Belle-etoile" and the narrative structure of ambivalence / Patricia Hannon --
Galesia, Jane Parker, and a coming to authorship / Kathryn R. King --
The word as battleground in Jane Austen's Persuasion / Julia Giordano --
"This altogather precious tho wholy worthless book" : the diary of Mary Guion, 1800-1852 / Martha Tomhave Blauvelt --
Power and resistance in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Debra Humphreys --
Mirroring the mother-text : histories of seduction in the American domestic novel / Elizabeth L. Barnes --
Charlotte Brontë and desire (to write) : pleasure and prohibition / Patricia E. Johnson. Sarah Grand's The Beth book : the new woman and the ideology of the romance ending / Terri Doughty --
Forbidden reading and ghostly writing in Edith Wharton's "Pomegranate seed" / Carol J. Singley, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney --
Willa Cather and the fiction of female development / Judith Fetterley --
"How do we [not] become these people who victimize us?" : anxious authorship in the early fiction of Joyce Carol Oates / Brenda O. Daly --
Receiving the other : the feminine economy of Clarice Lispector's The hour of the star / Deborah J. Archer --
"What there was before language" : preliteracy in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Deborah L. Clarke --
Literary tricksterism : Maxine Hong Kingston's The woman warrior : memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts / Bonnie TuSmith --
Different voices : the re-bildung of the barrio in Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street / Leslie S. Gutiérrez-Jones --
Ambiguous benefits : reading and writing in feminist metafiction / Gayle Greene --
Letters from nowhere : Fanny Howe's Forty whacks and feminine identity / Johnny Payne. Scripted, conscripted, and circumscribed : body language in Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale / Sheila C. Conboy --
Discourse as power : renouncing denial / Diane P. Freedman.
Series Title: SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.
Responsibility: edited by Carol J. Singley and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney.

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