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Jurney, Florence Ramond

Women’s Lives in Contemporary French and Francophone Literature

Jurney, Florence Ramond - Women’s Lives in Contemporary French and Francophone Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Defining the Mother

1. Aban-donner: The Maternal in Le jour où je nétais pas là

Laurie Corbin

2. The Accidental Author: Motherhood, Woundability, and Writing in Maryse Condé’s La vie sans fards

Nicole Simek

3. Childless Mothers: Personal Perspectives from Francophone Women Writers
Alison Rice

4. “If you don’t have children, you must be…”: Linda Lê’s À lenfant que je naurai pas and Voluntary Non-Motherhood
Julie Rodgers

5. Linda Lê’s Antigonal Refusal of Motherhood
Gillian Ni Cheallaigh

6. Free at Last: Coming to Terms with the Mother in the Woman in La noce dAnna by Nathacha Appanah
Florence Ramond Jurney

Part II. Defining the Aging Self

7.
La dernière adresse: Possessions, Dispossession and the Preservation of Memory
Jean Anderson

8. Redefining the Self: Explorations of Aging in Michèle Sarde’s Constance et la cinquantaine and Nancy Huston’s Dolce agonia

Susan Ireland, Patrice J. Proulx

9. A Daughter No More: (National) Identity and the Adult Orphan in Loin de mon père by Véronique Tadjo
Amy Baram Reid

10. Writing the Mother Immortal: Cixous and Dupré
Karen McPherson

Keywords: Literature, Contemporary Literature, European Literature, European Culture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
23 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319408507
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40849-1

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