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Image and power : women in fiction in the twentieth century

Author: Sarah Sceats; Gail Cunningham
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1996.
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This collection of essays focuses on some of the major issues addressed by women's writing in the 20th century, concerning genre, subjectivity and social and cultural expectations - issues which, in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Image and power.
London ; New York : Longman, 1996
(OCoLC)605187454
Online version:
Image and power.
London ; New York : Longman, 1996
(OCoLC)607893039
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Sceats; Gail Cunningham
ISBN: 0582255376 9780582255371 0582255368 9780582255364
OCLC Number: 32822271
Description: xi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The intellectual as heroine: reading and gender / John Mepham --
Writing so to speak: the feminist dystopia / Elisabeth Mahoney --
Embodying the negated: contemporary images of the female erotic / Merja Makinen --
Space, time and female genealogies: a Kristevan reading of feminist science fiction / Lucie Armitt --
Seizing the reins: women, girls and horses / Gail Cunningham --
Visible margins: women writers and the English ghost story / Nickianne Moody --
Nursing an image: the Sue Barton career novels / Julia Hallam --
Stories of love and death: reading and writing the fairy tale romance / Stephen Benson --
Eating the evidence: women, power and food / Sarah Sceats --
Battling with the angel: May Sinclair's powerful mothers / Terry Phillips --
Love hurts / Philippa Gregory --
Alice Thomas Ellis: Kinder, Kirche und Kuche / Peter Conradi --
Gender and trauma: HD and the first World War / Trudi Tate --
'Violent times': Janette Turner hospital's art of memory and the history of the present / Julian Cowley --
Women and mother Ireland / Anne-Marie Fyfe --
Sizing up: women, politics and parties / Elizabeth Maslen.
Other Titles: Image & power
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Sceats and Gail Cunningham.
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by WTYILL@KUK (WorldCat user on 2007-07-19)

Acknowledgements vii Notes on contributors ix Introduction: Image and Power 3 Section 1: Usurping the male 1. The intellectual as heroine: reading and gender / John Mepham 17 2. Writing so to speak: the feminist dystopia / Elisabeth Mahoney 29 3. Embodying the negated: contemporary images of the female erotic / Merja Makinen 41 4. Space, time and female genealogies: a Kristevan reading of feminist science fiction / Lucie Armitt 51 Section 2: Endorsing the female 5. Seizing the reins: women, girls and horses / Gail Cunningham 65 6. Visible margins: women writers and the English ghost story / Nickianne Moody 77 7. Nursing an image: the Sue Barton career novels / Julia Hallam 91 8. Stories of love and death: reading and writing the fairy tale romance / Stephen Benson 103 Section 3: Private power 9. Eating the evidence: women, power and food / Sarah Sceats 117 10. Battling with the Angel: May Sinclair’s powerful mothers / Terry Phillips 128 11. Love hurts / Philippa Gregory 139 12. Alice Thomas Ellis: Kinder, Kirche und Küche / Peter Conradi 149 Section 4: Public power 13. Gender and trauma: HD and the First World War / Trudi Tate 163 14. ‘Violent times’: Janette Turner Hospital’s art of memory and the history of the present / Julian Cowley 173 15. Women and Mother Ireland / Anne-Marie Fyfe 184 16. Sizing up: women, politics and parties / Elizabeth Maslen 195 Index 205

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