British Women Writing Fiction (Paperback)
  • British Women Writing Fiction (Paperback)
zoom

British Women Writing Fiction (Paperback)

(editor)
£27.95
Paperback 408 Pages / Published: 31/01/2000
  • We can order this from the publisher

Usually dispatched within 15 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket
An informal, jargon-free introduction to the fiction of 16 contemporary writers either brought up or now living in England, from Muriel Spark to Jeanette Winterson. It seeks to present a balanced view of women's writing since the 1950s and 1960s, those who attracted critical attention during the 1970s and 1980s, and those who have burst upon the literary scene more recently, including Afro-Caribbean and African women. The essays show how all of these writers treat British subjects and themes, sometimes from radically different perspectives, and how those who are daughters of immigrants see themselves as women writing on the margins of society. Abby Werlock's introduction explores the historical and aesthetic factors that have contributed to this genre, showing how even those writers who began in a traditional vein have created experimental work. The contributors provide complete bibliographies of each writer's works and selected bibliographies of criticism.

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9780817309817
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm

You may also be interested in...

Wide Sargasso Sea
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
A Moveable Feast
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Hemingway's Boat
Added to basket
Essays
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Salinger
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Ted Hughes
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
Ulysses
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Collected Poems
Added to basket
£18.99
Paperback
Collected Stories
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Birthday Letters
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Thirty-Nine Steps
Added to basket
Selected Poetry
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Boyhood
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Selected Essays
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath
Added to basket
Speak, Memory
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.