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The life writing of otherness : Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston, and Winterson

Author: Lauren Rusk
Publisher: New York [u.a.] : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory : outstanding dissertations
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Transferred to digital printView all editions and formats
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Focusing on innovative works by Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston and Winterson, the author analyzes how they each represent the self as unique, collectively "other," and inclusively human, and how these  Read more...

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Named Person: Jeanette Winterson; Virginia Woolf; James Baldwin; Maxine Hong Kingston
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Rusk
ISBN: 9780415803533 9780815336556 0415803535 0815336551
OCLC Number: 698981490
Notes: 2002.
Description: x, 197 S.
Contents: 1. Reading the Life Writing of Otherness: A Critical Synthesis 2. The Common Life of Uncommon Women: Woolf's A Room of One's Own 3. The Personal Passion of Collective Selfhood: Baldwin's Notes of a Native Son 4. The Hard-Won Harmonics of Selfhood: Kingston's The Woman Warrior 5. The Refusal of Otherness: Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Notes Works Cited
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory : outstanding dissertations
Responsibility: Lauren Rusk.
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"She provides a wealth of critical material without resorting to jargon...her own voice is prominent in the readings."-Jeanette McVicker, Summer 2004

 
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