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King, Jeannette

Discourses of Ageing in Fiction and Feminism

King, Jeannette - Discourses of Ageing in Fiction and Feminism, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Becoming Visible

1. Crones, Viragos or Wise Women? Discourses of Female Ageing 1850–1900
Jeannette King

2. Spinsters, Widows and Mothers: Fictional Responses
Jeannette King

3. The Demented Other
Jeannette King

Part II. The 1960s and After

4. Second-wave Feminism: Sisterhood and ‘My Generation’
Jeannette King

5. ‘If the Old Could’: Bridging the Generation Gap
Jeannette King

6. Autobiographical Fictions of Female Ageing
Jeannette King

Part III. The 1990s

7. Discourses of Female Ageing at the Fin de Siècle
Jeannette King

8. The Sexual Politics of Ageing
Jeannette King

9. Conclusion: Shaking a Leg at Age
Jeannette King

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, North American Literature, British and Irish Literature, Feminism, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
238 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137292278
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33476-6

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