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The Pilgrimage of Dorothy Richardson (Paperback)
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The Pilgrimage of Dorothy Richardson (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 30/11/2000
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Dorothy Richardson's 13-volume opus of autobigraphical fiction, "Pilgrimage", follows the entire arc of an independent woman's life and is considered a classic of modernist literature. Joanne Winning argues here, however, that the novels have remained misunderstood, and she demonstrates that "Pilgrimage" contains a carefully constructed, though concealed, subtext of lesbian desire and sexuality. This analysis, she suggests, is the first step toward recognizing and defining a literary movement of "lesbian modernism", as well as toward a deeper understanding of how lesbian modernist writers helped shape modernist literature as a whole.

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299170349
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 331 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A major contribution to our understanding both of Richardson s thirteen-novel Pilgrimage series and of the important ways in which women writers helped to shape modernist literature in the twentieth century." Cyrena Pondrom, University of Wisconsin Madison
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"A subtle and carefully argued account of the encoding of lesbian sexuality in Richardson's multi volume autobiographical novel." Suzanne Raitt, University of Michigan, author of "Vita and Virginia"
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