Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women by Kathy Mezei PDF

By Kathy Mezei

rigorously melding thought with shut readings of texts, the members to Ambiguous Discourse discover the position of gender within the fight for narrative keep watch over of particular works by means of British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This choice of twelve essays is the 1st ebook dedicated to feminist narratology--the mix of feminist thought with the research of the buildings that underpin all narratives. until eventually lately, narratology has resisted the advances of feminism partly, as a few individuals argue, simply because idea has replicated previous assumptions of male authority and perspective in narrative. Feminist narratology, in spite of the fact that, contextualizes the cultural buildings of gender inside of its learn of narrative concepts. 9 of those essays are unique, and 3 were revised for ebook 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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