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Haunting the house of fiction : feminist perspectives on ghost stories by American women

Author: Lynette Carpenter; Wendy K Kolmar
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Sandra Cisneros; Maxine Hong Kingston; Cynthia Ozick; Sarah Orne Jewett; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Edith Wharton; Shirley Jackson; Toni Morrison; Louise Erdrich; Sandra Cisneros; Louise Erdrich; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Shirley Jackson; Sarah Orne Jewett; Maxine Hong Kingston; Toni Morrison; Cynthia Ozick; Edith Wharton
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynette Carpenter; Wendy K Kolmar
ISBN: 0870496883 9780870496882
OCLC Number: 22450238
Description: x, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Lynette Carpenter & Wendy K. Kolmar --
Living ghosts and women's religion in Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs / Priscilla Leder --
The "Faces of children that had never been" : ghost stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman / Beth Wynne Fisken --
The ghostly double behind the wallpaper in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The yellow wallpaper" / E. Suzanne Owens --
Edith Wharton's haunted fiction : "The lady's maid's bell" and The House of Mirth / Kathy A. Fedorko --
Spook or spinster? Edith Wharton's "Miss Mary Pask" / Jennice G. Thomas --
Visions of female community in Ellen Glasgow's ghost stories / Lynette Carpenter --
In spite of the Klan : ghosts in the fiction of Black women writers / Geraldine Smith-Wright --
"Whose hand was I holding?" : familial and sexual politics in Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House / Tricia Lootens --
Ghosts as Chinese-American constructs in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior / Gayle K. Fujita Sato --
The ghost story as Aggada : Cynthia Ozick's "The pagan rabbi" and Sheindel's Scar / Ruth Rosenberg --
"A story to pass on" : ghosts and the significance of history in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Barbara Hill Rigney --
"Dialectics of connectedness" : supernatural elements in novels by Bambara, Cisneros, Grahn, and Erdich / Wendy K. Kolmar.
Responsibility: edited by Lynette Carpenter and Wendy K. Kolmar.

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