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Contemporary British Women Writers : Narrative Strategies - Robert E. Hosmer

Contemporary British Women Writers

Narrative Strategies

By: Robert E. Hosmer (Editor)

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Published: 14th January 1993
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Contemporary British Women Writers is a collection of ten essays, each devoted to an important novelist and written by a distinguished scholar. Included in this volume are Sybille Bedford, Anita Brookner, A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Isabel Colegate, Penelope Fitzgerald, Susan Hill, Molly Keane, Muriel Spark, and Fay Weldon. Each essay focuses on several novels, selected to reveal the novelist's consistent concerns and characteristic strategies. Individual bibliographies provide a full sense of the novelist's work as well as a discriminating guide to the best critical work available.

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction - Sybille Bedford: A Paradise of Dainty Devices; R.O.Evans - Paradigm and Passage: The Fiction of Anita Brookner; R.E.Hosmer,Jr - The Great Ventriloquist; A.Hulbert - The Real Magic of Angela Carter; R.E.Hosmer & W.Kendrick - The Strange Clarity and Distance: History, Myth and Imagination in the Novels of Isabel Colegate; B.T.Averitt - Magic or Miracles: The Fallen World of Penelope Fitzgerald's Novels; J.Sudrann - Enclosed Structures, Disclosed Lives: The Fiction of Susan Hill; E.H.Hofer - Sex, Snobvery and the Strategies of Molly Keane; C.Boylan - Muriel Spark and the Oxymoronic Vision; J.Hynes - See Me as Sisyphus: The Fiction of Fay Weldon; J.Newman - Index

ISBN: 9780333565322
ISBN-10: 0333565320
Series: Texts and Strategies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 14th January 1993
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1