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Feminist narrative and the supernatural : the function of fantastic devices in seven recent novels, Katherine J. Weese

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Feminist narrative and the supernatural : the function of fantastic devices in seven recent novels
Title
Feminist narrative and the supernatural
Title remainder
the function of fantastic devices in seven recent novels
Statement of responsibility
Katherine J. Weese
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Women authors have explored fantasy fiction in ways that connect with feminist narrative theories, as examined here by Katherine J. Weese in seven modern novels. The fantastic devices highlight various feminist narrative concerns. Weese also frames the fantastic elements in the scope of traditional fictional structure"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weese, Katherine J
Dewey number
823/.914093522
Index
index present
LC call number
PS147
LC item number
.W44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Fantasy in literature
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Feminist fiction
  • Supernatural in literature
  • Gender identity in literature
Label
Feminist narrative and the supernatural : the function of fantastic devices in seven recent novels, Katherine J. Weese
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008010941.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-215) and index
Contents
Introduction: theories of the fantastic and feminist narrative theory - an intersection -- The novel weapon: gender and genre in Iris Murdoch's The Sea, the Sea -- From "The Lady of Shalott" to "Lady Lazarus": Margaret Atwood's Lady Oracle -- Narration from beyond the grave in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping -- The "invisible" woman: narrative strategies in Carol Shield's The Stone Diaries -- "The eyes in the trees": transculturation and magic realism in Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible -- Telling Beloved's story -- The gospel according to Consolatta: alternative Christianities and Toni Morrison's Paradise
Control code
ocn212328278
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780786436156
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010941
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215486
  • (OCoLC)212328278
Label
Feminist narrative and the supernatural : the function of fantastic devices in seven recent novels, Katherine J. Weese
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008010941.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-215) and index
Contents
Introduction: theories of the fantastic and feminist narrative theory - an intersection -- The novel weapon: gender and genre in Iris Murdoch's The Sea, the Sea -- From "The Lady of Shalott" to "Lady Lazarus": Margaret Atwood's Lady Oracle -- Narration from beyond the grave in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping -- The "invisible" woman: narrative strategies in Carol Shield's The Stone Diaries -- "The eyes in the trees": transculturation and magic realism in Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible -- Telling Beloved's story -- The gospel according to Consolatta: alternative Christianities and Toni Morrison's Paradise
Control code
ocn212328278
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780786436156
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010941
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215486
  • (OCoLC)212328278

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