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The unsociable sociability of women's lifewriting

Author: Anne Collett; Louise D'Arcens
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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By investigating women lifewriters' complex quest to distinguish themselves both within and from institutions and communities, this volume uses Kant's concept of unsociable sociability to formulate a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Collett; Louise D'Arcens
ISBN: 9780230246478 0230246478
OCLC Number: 647772448
Description: xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Femmes a part : unsociable sociability, women, lifewriting / Louise D'Arcens and Anne Collett --
Je, Christine : Christine de Pizan's autobiographical topoi / Louise D'Arcens --
Law, gender and print culture in the lifewriting of Eliza Frances Robertson / Sarah Ailwood --
Some stories need to be told, then told again : Yvonne Johnson and Rudy Wiebe / Michael Jacklin --
The scripted life of Peig Sayers / Irene Lucchitti --
Yet thou did deliver me : the exemplary life of Alice Thornton / Anne Lear --
Size matters : the oppositional self-portraiture of Emily Carr / Anne Collett --
A literary fortune : Mary Fortune's life in the colonial periodical press / Megan Brown --
You for whom I wrote : Renée Vivien, H.D. and the Roman à clef / Melissa Boyde --
Writing food writing fiction writing life : Marion Halligan's memoirs / Dorothy Jones --
Writing as cultural negotiation : Suneeta Peres da Costa and Alice Pung / Wenche Ommundsen --
The language of recognition : Carolyn Slaughter and Alexandra Fuller / Tony Simoes da Silva.
Responsibility: edited by Anne Collett and Louise D'Arcens.

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'The volume advances the established feminist project to make visible women whose writing may not be well known, and it accomplishes this purpose admirably within the field of lifewriting.' - Review Read more...

 
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