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Strange bodies : gender and identity in the novels of Carson McCullers

Author: Sarah Gleeson-White
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study adapts Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the grotesque, as well as gender and psychoanalytic theory, to the major works of the southern writer Carson McCullers. The author argues that McCullers'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gleeson-White, Sarah, 1965-
Strange bodies.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606930905
Named Person: Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gleeson-White
ISBN: 0817312676 9780817312671
OCLC Number: 50441687
Description: 168 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Freakish adolescents : The heart is a lonely hunter and The member of the wedding --
Queer grotesques : The heart is a lonely hunter and Reflections in a golden eye --
The masquerade : The heart is a lonely hunter, The member of the wedding, and The ballad of the sad café --
Two bodies in one : The heart is a lonely hunter and The ballad of the sad café.
Responsibility: Sarah Gleeson-White.
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"It may be that Sara Gleeson-White has rescued McCullers from the dogging image of a brilliant prodigy whose invalidism and self-absorption led to a fixation with the pain of human existence. Read more...

 
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