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Jansen, Sharon L.

Reading Women’s Worlds from Christine de Pizan to Doris Lessing

Jansen, Sharon L. - Reading Women’s Worlds from Christine de Pizan to Doris Lessing, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Reading Nafisi at the YMCA
Sharon L. Jansen

2. I Have a Dream: Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of Ladies and Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own

Sharon L. Jansen

3. We Need to Talk: Conversation in Moderata Fonte’s The Worth of Women and Marjane Satrapi’s Embroideries

Sharon L. Jansen

4. Design for Living: Women’s Communities in Margaret Cavendish’s The Convent of Pleasure and Mary Astell’s A Serious Proposal to the Ladies

Sharon L. Jansen

5. Paradise Lost: Men in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland and Doris Lessing’s The Cleft

Sharon L. Jansen

6. Hell Hath No Fury: Rage in Arcangela Tarabotti’s Paternal Tyranny and Valerie Solanas’s SCUM Manifesto

Sharon L. Jansen

7. Madwomen in the Attic: Madness and Suicide in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Doris Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen”
Sharon L. Jansen

8. Brave New Worlds: Sexual Slavery in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Slavenka Drakuliċ’s S. A Novel about the Balkans

Sharon L. Jansen

9. Still Crazy after All These Years: Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran
Sharon L. Jansen

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Feminism, British and Irish Literature, Gender Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
253 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230118812
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29314-8

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