Kim, Rina

Cross-Gendered Literary Voices

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Cross-Gendered Literary Voices
Rina Kim

Part I. Empowering or Effacing The Victorian Other?

2. Female Narrative Energy in the Writings of Dead White Males: Dickens, Collins and Freud
Madeleine Wood

3. ‘Everything depend[s] on the fashion of narration’: Women Writing Women Writers in Short Stories of the Fin-de-Siècle
Bryony Randall

Part II. Resisting and Embracing the Other via the Abject Entity

4. ‘These heavy sands are language tide and wind have silted here’1: Tidal Voicing and the Poetics of Home in James Joyce’s Ulysses
Sanja Bahun

5. What Happens When a Transvestite Gynaecologist Usurps the Narrator?: Cross-Gendered Ventriloquism in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood
Sarah Hayden

6. ‘Her speech a purely buccal phenomenon’: Voice as a Lost Object in Samuel Beckett’s Works
Rina Kim

7. The Engendered and Dis-engendered Other in Iris Murdoch’s Early Fiction
Miles Leeson

Part III. Gender as Performance and the Vocalization of Transgendered Bodies

8. ‘His almost vanished voice’: Gendering and Transgendering Bodily Signification and the Voice in Angela Carter’s The Passion of New Eve
Claire Westall

9. No Man’s Land: the Transgendered Voice in Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex and Rose Tremain’s Sacred Country
David Brauner

10. Transvestic Voices and Gendered Performance in Patrick McCabe’s Breakfast on Pluto
Claire Nally

Part IV. Authority and Anxieties of Appropriation in Historical Narratives

11. Authenticity, Authority and the Author: the Sugared Voice of the Neo-Victorian Prostitute in The Crimson Petal and the White
Mark Llewellyn

12. ‘Queering’ the Speaking Subject in Sarah Waters’s The Little Stranger
Joanne Bishton

13. Conclusion: Crossings and Re-crossings
Claire Westall

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Fiction, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Theatre History, Gender Studies

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