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Heilmann, Ann

Metafiction and Metahistory in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Heilmann, Ann - Metafiction and Metahistory in Contemporary Women’s Writing, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ann Heilmann, Mark Llewellyn

Part I. Towards a Reconceptualization of History and Identity

2. The Witch, the Puritan and the Prophet: Historical Novels and Seventeenth-Century History
Katharine Hodgkin

3. History as Story in Angela Carter’s American Ghosts and Old World Wonders
Sarah Gamble

4. Falling Off the Edge of the World: History and Gender in Daphne Marlatt’s Ana Historic
Sherry Booth

5. Time, Space and (Her)Story in the Fiction of Eva Figes
Julia Tofantšuk

6. From Demidenko to Darville: Behind the Scenes of a Literary Carnival
Rachel Morley

Part II. Historiographic Re-visionings

7. Historicizing Witchcraft Throughout the Ages: Joanna Baillie and Caryl Churchill
Christine A. Colón

8. The Benefits of Watching the Circus Animals Desert: Myth, Yeats and Patriarchy in Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus
Michael Sinowitz

9. Passion and Possession as Alternatives to ‘Cosmic Masculinity’ in ‘Herstorical Romances’
Georges Letissier

10. Michèle Roberts: Histories and Herstories in In the Red Kitchen, Fair Exchange and The Looking Glass
Sarah Falcus

Part III. Generic Experimentations with Gender and Genre

11. Rewriting The Rover
Johanna M. Smith

12. The Convent Novel and the Uses of History
Diana Wallace

13. The Revenge of the Stereotype: Rewriting the History of the Gothic Heroine in Alice Thompson’s Justine
Maria Vara

14. The Resisting Writer: Revisiting the Canon, Rewriting History in Sena Jeter Naslund’s Ahab’s Wife, or The Star-Gazer
Jeannette King

15. Breaking the Mould? Sarah Waters and the Politics of Genre
Mark Llewellyn

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Twentieth-Century Literature, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
233 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230206281
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28185-5

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