Male rage, female fury : gender and violence in contemporary American fiction (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Male rage, female fury : gender and violence in contemporary American fiction

Author: Marilyn Maxwell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text investigates what happens when novels that have defied traditional literary conventions refuse to break with traditional gender-based stereotypes. The author argues that the result is an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maxwell, Marilyn, 1947-
Male rage, female fury.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)606348706
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Maxwell
ISBN: 0761818030 9780761818038
OCLC Number: 44627316
Description: xxx, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Donald Barthelme --
Woman as Textual/Sexual Prisoner: The Short Stories --
Bitch vs. Witch: Snow White --
Dying Fathers and Emerging Daughters: Barthelme, Didion and The Dead Father --
Joan Didion --
Stagnant River Matrons: Run River --
Female Bondage: Play It As It Lays --
Female Bonds: A Book of Common Prayer --
Female Bonding: Democracy --
Thomas Pynchon --
Woman as Mystery: V. --
Woman's Place in the Raketenstadt: Gravity's Rainbow --
Toni Morrison --
Male-Initiated Violence: The Bluest Eye and Jazz --
Female-Initiated Violence: Sula and Beloved.
Responsibility: Marilyn Maxwell.

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Critiques the silenced, violently oppressed women that postmodern authors-with the clear exception of Morrison-often do not take seriously. * American Literature *

 
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