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8 edition of Figuring the woman author in contemporary fiction found in the catalog.

Figuring the woman author in contemporary fiction

by Mary Eagleton

  • 121 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Women authors in literature,
    • Feminism and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century,
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Feminist fiction, American -- History and criticism,
    • Feminist fiction, English -- History and criticism,
    • Authors in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMary Eagleton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.W6 E15 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3425581M
      ISBN 101403903913
      LC Control Number2005049049

      Below you'll find our list — compiled following lively debate by Powell's staff — of 25 women you absolutely must read in your lifetime. In one sense, singling out a small group of female writers as eminently worthy of attention feels like an injustice to a gender who has published an immeasurable amount of profound, enduring literature.   The 15 books below do just that: examine the many challenges that modern women are grappling with, and how they are, as they have done for centuries, finding .

        Barbara Kingsolver – fiction and non-fiction, Poisonwood Bible and more. Marilynne Robinson – won Pulitzer in , written four outstanding novels. Anne Rice – Gothic fiction and erotica, and lots of die-hard fans. Louise Erdrich – 14 novels with The Round House winning a National Book Award. Best Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Six Novels includes works by some of the finest novelists of by Elizabeth Benedict chronicles the attempt of writer Sophy Chase to come to terms with the death of her almost ex-husband -- who may have committed suicide on the New England resort island where she left him just months Who Save Us by Jenna Blum follows Trudy, a.

        “Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s fourth book, Americanah, is so smart about so many subjects that to call it a novel about being black in the 21st century doesn’t even begin to convey its luxurious heft and anah is indeed a novel about being black in the 21st century — in America, Great Britain and Africa, while answering a want ad, choosing a lover, hailing a cab, eating.   Laura Richardson’s upcoming class, “Contemporary Women’s Fiction,” explores some of these current literary trends in women’s writing, seeking to identify shared threads of experience, style, and thematic approach in a diverse and interesting set of texts from the twenty-first century.


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