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Literature and Gender: An Introductory Textbook (Approaching Literature) By Lizbeth Goodman (University College Dublin, IRE)

Literature and Gender: An Introductory Textbook (Approaching Literature)
by Lizbeth Goodman (University College Dublin, IRE)

This critical anthology introduces students to reading literature through gender. Themes covered include the conflict between "femininity" and creativity in women's lives and writing, the construction of female characters, and the gendering of language.
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Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including: feminity versus creativity in women's lives and writing the construction of female characters autobiography and fiction the gendering of language the interaction of race, class and gender within writing, reading and interpretation. Literature and Gender is also a superb resource of primary texts, and includes writing by: Sappho Emily Dickinson Sylvia Plath Tennyson Elizabeth Bishop Louisa May Alcott Virginia Woolf Jamaica Kincaid Charlotte Perkins Gilman Susan Glaspell Also reproduced are essential essays by, amoung others, Maya Angelou, Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, Toni Morrison, Elaine Showalter, and Alice Walker. No other book on this subject provides an anthology, introduction and critical reader in one volume. Literature and Gender is the ideal guide for any student new to this field.

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Sku
GOR001664839
Title
Literature and Gender: An Introductory Textbook (Approaching Literature)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
420
ISBN 10
0415135745
ISBN 13
9780415135740
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N/A
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