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Critical essays on the works of American author Dorothy Allison

Author: Christine Blouch; Laurie Vickroy
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2004.
Series: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 71.
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Thus the audience for this work, like Allison's audience, is unusually diverse, comprising readers interested in a range of gender issues, autobiographical writing, trauma narratives, Southern  Read more...

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Critical essays on the works of American author Dorothy Allison.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607537210
Named Person: Dorothy Allison; Dorothy Allison; Dorothy Allison
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Blouch; Laurie Vickroy
ISBN: 0773462902 9780773462908
OCLC Number: 56777791
Description: vii, 164 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Trauma, transformations and transgressions. 'A child is being beaten' : Dorothy Allison's testimony of trauma and abuse in Bastard Out of Carolina / Suzette A. Henke --
The Transformational power of shame : masturbation, religion, and white trash myths in Bastard Out of Carolina / Tania Friedel --
Vengeance is fleeting : masculine transgressions in the works of Dorothy Allison / Laurie Vickroy --
Part II. Literary and critical connections. Meeting at a barbecue : Dorothy Allison, Zora Neale Hurston, and apocalyptic literary miscegenation / Julia C. Ehrhardt --
Embracing pariahdom : the bastard theme in Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina / Carolyn Kraus --
Part III. Violence and the Body. 'Shotgun strategies' : working class literature and violence / Renny Christopher --
The burden of surviving : the ambiguous body in Dorothy Allison's fiction / Sherryl Vint.
Series Title: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 71.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Blouch and Laurie Vickroy.
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