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The Female autograph

The Female autograph

Author: Domna C Stanton; Jeanine Parisier Plottel
Publisher: New York : New York Literary Forum, 1984.
Series: New York literary forum, v. 12-13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Female autograph.
New York : New York Literary Forum, 1984
(DLC) 84014827
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Domna C Stanton; Jeanine Parisier Plottel
OCLC Number: 657968516
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 289 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1 : The subject and the signature : theories of practice --
Autogynography : is the subject different? / Donna C. Stanton --
Ceremonies of the alphabet : female grandmatologies and the female autograph / Sandra Caruso Mortola Gilbert and Susan Dreyfuss David Gubar --
Part 2 : Toward an archaeology of pre-texts : the case of Japan, England, and Spain --
The female hand in Heian Japan : a first reading / Richard Bowring --
Autobiography of a new 'creatur' : female spirituality, selfhood, and authorship in "the book of Margery Kempe" / Janel M. Mueller --
To restore honor and fortune : the autobiography of Lenor López de Córdoba / Amy Katz Kaminsky and Elaine Dorough Johnson --
Part 3 : Agencies of the letter in the seventeenth century : Gentileschi and Sévigné --
Artemisia Gentileschi : the artist's autograph in letters and paintings / Mary D. Garrard --
Giving weight to words : Madame de Sévigné's letters to her daughter / Elizabeth C. Goldsmith --
Part 4 : (Re)claiming the symbolic : nineteenth-century soldier, minister, musician, and lawyer --
"My childhood years" : a memoir by the czarist calvary officer, Nadezhda Durova / Mary Fleming Zirin --
Neither auction block nor pedestal : "the life and religious experiences of Jaren Lee, a coloured lady" / Frances Smith Foster --
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel : musician in her brother's shadow / Marcia J. Citron --
Women as law clerks : Catherine G. Waugh / Nancy F. Cott --
Part 5 : Emblematic places : twentieth-century texts of the first and third worlds --
The female sociograph : the theater of Virginia Woolf's letters / Catherine R. Simpson --
Of sparrows and condors : the autobiography of Eva Perón / Marysa Navarro --
"Difficult journey --
mountainous journey," the memoirs of Fadwa Tuqan / Donna Robinson Divine --
Part 6 : French inscriptions of the self : beyond "The second sex" --
"My life ... this curious object" : Simone de Beauvoir on autobiography / Deirdre Bair --
Women and autobiography at author's expense / Philippe Lejeune --
My memory's hyperbole / Julia Kristeva.
Series Title: New York literary forum, v. 12-13.
Responsibility: Domna C. Stanton, guest editor, Jeanine Parisier Plottel, general editor.


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