Download e-book for kindle: Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women by Kathy Mezei

By Kathy Mezei

rigorously melding concept with shut readings of texts, the participants to Ambiguous Discourse discover the position of gender within the fight for narrative regulate of particular works through British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This choice of twelve essays is the 1st publication dedicated to feminist narratology--the mixture of feminist conception with the examine of the constructions that underpin all narratives. till lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partly, as a few participants argue, simply because idea has replicated previous assumptions of male authority and perspective in narrative. Feminist narratology, besides the fact that, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside of its examine of narrative innovations. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for book during this quantity. The participants are Melba Cuddy-Keane, Denise Delorey, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Susan Stanford Friedman, Janet Giltrow, Linda Hutcheon, Susan S. Lanser, Alison Lee, Patricia Matson, Kathy Mezei, Christine Roulston, and Robyn Warhol.

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