British women writing fiction [electronic resource] / edited by Abby H.P. Werlock ; foreword by Regina Barreca.

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British women writing fiction [electronic resource] / edited by Abby H.P. Werlock ; foreword by Regina Barreca.

Publication Date
2000

ISBN
9780585300917
 
9780817391348

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents
Foreword / Regina Barreca -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction / Abby P. Werlock -- Iris Murdoch: mapping the country of desire / Roberta White -- "Transformed and translated": the colonized reader of Doris Lessing's Canopus in Argos space fiction / Susan Rowland -- P.D. James and the dissociation of sensibility / Eric Nelson -- Retrofitting the Raj: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and the uses and abuses of the past / Judie Newman -- Anita Brookner: on reaching for the sun / Kate Fullbrook -- "Witness to their vanishing": Elain.

Abstract
"British women in the second half of the 20th century have produced a body of work that is as diverse as it is entertaining. This book offers an informal, jargon-free introduction to the fiction of sixteen contemporary writers either brought up or now living in England. Book jacket."--Jacket.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
online resource

Genre
Electronic books.

Added Author
Werlock, Abby H. P.

Language
English

Subject
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
 
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
 
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
 
Electronic books.


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