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The Resource Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach

Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach

Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel
Title
Old maids to radical spinsters
Title remainder
unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.W6
LC item number
O44 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Doan, Laura L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • Single women in literature
Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross -- Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz -- From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer -- Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney -- Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan -- Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner -- An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers -- Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz -- The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby -- A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
Control code
ocm21298014
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 285 p.
Isbn
9780252061349
Lccn
90010859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross -- Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz -- From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer -- Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney -- Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan -- Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner -- An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers -- Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz -- The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby -- A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
Control code
ocm21298014
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 285 p.
Isbn
9780252061349
Lccn
90010859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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