Subjects of slavery, agents of change : women and power in Gothic novels and slave narratives, 1790-1865 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Subjects of slavery, agents of change : women and power in Gothic novels and slave narratives, 1790-1865

Author: Kari J Winter
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the historical contexts in which female Gothic novels and slave narratives were composed, Kari J. Winter shows that both types of writing expose the sexual politics at the heart of patriarchal culture and represent terrifying aspects of life for women.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kari J Winter
ISBN: 0820336998 9780820336992
OCLC Number: 1120881877
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: xii, 172 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kari J. Winter.

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Analyzing the historical contexts in which female Gothic novels and slave narratives were composed, Kari J. Winter shows that both types of writing expose the sexual politics at the heart of  Read more...

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In juxtaposing slave narratives and gothic novels, Winter does not erase difference; instead she provocatively details 'the social ordering of power' in ways that illuminate the boundaries of genre, Read more...

 
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