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Violence, silence, and anger : women's writing as transgression

Author: Deirdre Lashgari
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Series: Feminist issues (Charlottesville, Va.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors to this volume consider the place of violence in the works of acclaimed writers like Adrienne Rich, Harriet Jacobs, Virginia Woolf and Audre Lord, as well as in the works of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre Lashgari
ISBN: 0813914922 9780813914923 0813914930 9780813914930
OCLC Number: 31241036
Description: xiii, 351 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Unnameable by choice" : multivalent silences in Adrienne Rich's "Time's power" / Jane Hoogestraat --
Devil and the virgin : writing sexual abuse in "Incidents in the life of a slave girl" / Anne B. Dalton --
"It's an unbelievable story" : testimony and truth in the work of Rosario Ferré and Rigoberta Menchú / George B. Handley --
Native witness, white "translator" : the problematics of tran/scribing in Elsa Joubert's "Poppie nongena" / Kristi Dalven --
From the country of the colonized : Virginia Woolf on growing up female in Victorian England / Merry M. Pawlowski. Silent child within the angry woman : exorcising incest in Sylvia Molloy's "Certificate of absence" / Gisela Norat --
Unspeakable : Mary Gordon and the angry mother's voices / Pamela Smiley --
Dead angels : are we killing the mother in the house? / Ruth O. Saxton --
Angry eyes and closed lips : forces of revolution in Nawal el Saadawi's "God dies by the Nile" / Madhuchhanda Mitra --
Economic violence in postcolonial Senegal : noisy silence in novels by Mariama Bâ and Aminata Sow Fall / Dorothy Davis Wills. Up against the national canon : women's war memoirs from Malaysia and Singapore / Shirley Geok-Lin Lim --
Muslim woman as hero in Daneshvar's "Savushun" : a novel about modern Iran / Michaela Cook --
"Law is the law--and a bad stove is a bad stove" : subversive justice and layers of collusion in "A jury of her peers" / Sherri Hallgren --
Returning to the site of violence : the restructuring of slavery's legacy in Sherley Anne Williams's "Dessa rose" / Ann E. Trapasso. Holocaust and the witnessing imagination / S. Lillian Kremer --
Dangerous admissions : opening stages to violence, anger, and healing in African diaspora theater / Vèvè A. Clark --
Mastectomy, misogyny, and media : toward an inclusive politics and poetics of breast cancer / Roseanne Lucia Quinn --
"Love is a supreme violence" : the deconstruction of gendered space in Etel Adnan's "Sitt Marie-Rose" / Madeline Cassidy --
Disrupting the deadly stillness : Janice Mirikitani's poetics of violence / Deirdre Lashgari --
"Wild tongues can't be tamed" : Gloria Anzaldúa's (r)evolution of voice / Ann E. Reuman.
Series Title: Feminist issues (Charlottesville, Va.)
Responsibility: edited by Deirdre Lashgari.

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