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Narratives of community : women's short story sequences

Author: Roxanne Harde
Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.
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Narratives of Community draws together essays that examine short story sequences by women through the lenses of Sandra Zagarell's theoretical essay, "Narrative of Community." Reading texts from countries around the world, the collection's twenty-two contributors expand scholarship on the genre as they employ diverse theoretical models to consider how female identity is negotiated in community or the roles of women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Narratives of community.
Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007
(DLC) 2008399018
(OCoLC)193174068
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roxanne Harde
ISBN: 9781443806541 1443806544
OCLC Number: 652492375
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 493 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Roxanne Harde --
Weaving stories of self and community through Vignettes in Sandra Cisnero's The House on Mango Street / Stella Bolaki --
Community and class in Margaret Laurence's A Bird in the House / Pam Chamberlain --
Dissolving borders: towards a community of memory in the fiction of Jayne Anne Phillips / Stéphanie Durrans --
The body indivisible: Shelley Jackson and the feminine figure / Jessica Lingel --
Something she had always heard of: storytelling, sexuality, and community in Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples / Sarah L. Peters --
The food, which she was preparing for lunch, often burnt in the little pot: the fragmented domesticities of Salwa Bakr's The Golden Chariot / Emily Smith --
Defamiliarizing the family: Mary Caponegro's The Complexities of Intimacy / Pedro Ponce --
Creating community: motherhood and the search for identity in Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine / Michelle Pacht --
Gloria Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place: evolution of a genre / Laura Nicosia --
The structures or ruins of life: gothic dislocation and woman-made community in Grace King's Balcony Stories / Kate Falvey --
Grace King's Balcony Stories as a narrative of community / Heidi M. Hanrahan --
Más tamales, anybody?: Denise Chavez's The Last of the Menu Girls and the Chicana narrative of community / Neil Browne and Michelle Harvey --
Elegant Economy: narratives of community in Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford / Kristin Berkey-Abbott --
Maggots in the Rice: women as a sex-class in The Woman Warrior / Sarah Gardam --
Maturing communities and dangerous crones / Kim Kirkpatrick --
Woman's claim to literature and the imaginary in Virginia Woolf's A Haunted House / Anne McConnell --
The girls' guide to creating community: analyzing reading communities in chick lit / Caroline J. Smith --
Transatlantic communities: the Joycean influence in Alice Munro's Lives of Girls and Women / Ellen McWilliams --
A boys' town: Grace Sartwell Mason's Licky and His Gang / Diane Wellins Moul --
Sarah Orne Jewett and the community of American authors / Frances M. Zauhar --
Reflections: narrative, community, narrative of community / Sandra Zagarell --
Narrative of community: the identification of a genre / Sandra Zagarell.
Responsibility: edited by Roxanne Harde.

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