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The Resource Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure, edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher

Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure, edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher

Label
Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure
Title
Famous last words
Title remainder
changes in gender and narrative closure
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Booth, Alison
Series statement
Feminist issues
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  • English fiction
  • Feminism and literature
  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • Feminist fiction
  • Authorship
  • Sex role in literature
  • Women and literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Closure (Rhetoric)
Label
Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure, edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction: The sense of few endings / Alison Booth -- Clytemnestra rewarded: The double conclusion of Vanity Fair / Lisa Jadwin -- Aurora Leigh: Epic solutions to novel ends / Herbert F. Tucker -- "Reader, my story ends with freedom": Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl / Sharon Davie -- The silence of great men: Statuesque femininity and the ending of Romola / Alison Booth -- "Speaking like a woman": How to have the last word on Sylvia's Lovers / Christine L. Krueger -- George Eliot's sacred chest of language / Bonnie Zimmerman
  • (cont.) Unsettled frontiers: Race, history, and romance in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces / Carla L. Peterson -- Object lessons: Reading the museum in The Golden Bowl / Stephen D. Arata -- "The word which made all clear": The silent close of The House of Mirth / Shari Benstock -- Toward a redefinition of "experiemental writing": Netta Syrett's realism, 1908-12 / Ann Ardis -- Reading the endings in Katherine Anne Porter's "Old Mortality" / Suzanne W. Jones -- Burning down the house: The revisionary paradigm of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea / Caroline Rody -- "Reader, I blew him away": Convention and transgression in Sue Grafton / Peter J. Rabinowitz -- Afterword: Endings as beginnings / U.C. Knoepflmacher
Control code
ocm27727045
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 393 p.
Isbn
9780813914374
Lccn
93007084
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure, edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction: The sense of few endings / Alison Booth -- Clytemnestra rewarded: The double conclusion of Vanity Fair / Lisa Jadwin -- Aurora Leigh: Epic solutions to novel ends / Herbert F. Tucker -- "Reader, my story ends with freedom": Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl / Sharon Davie -- The silence of great men: Statuesque femininity and the ending of Romola / Alison Booth -- "Speaking like a woman": How to have the last word on Sylvia's Lovers / Christine L. Krueger -- George Eliot's sacred chest of language / Bonnie Zimmerman
  • (cont.) Unsettled frontiers: Race, history, and romance in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces / Carla L. Peterson -- Object lessons: Reading the museum in The Golden Bowl / Stephen D. Arata -- "The word which made all clear": The silent close of The House of Mirth / Shari Benstock -- Toward a redefinition of "experiemental writing": Netta Syrett's realism, 1908-12 / Ann Ardis -- Reading the endings in Katherine Anne Porter's "Old Mortality" / Suzanne W. Jones -- Burning down the house: The revisionary paradigm of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea / Caroline Rody -- "Reader, I blew him away": Convention and transgression in Sue Grafton / Peter J. Rabinowitz -- Afterword: Endings as beginnings / U.C. Knoepflmacher
Control code
ocm27727045
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 393 p.
Isbn
9780813914374
Lccn
93007084
Other physical details
ill.

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