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The Resource Another Colette : the question of gendered writing, Lynne Huffer

Another Colette : the question of gendered writing, Lynne Huffer

Label
Another Colette : the question of gendered writing
Title
Another Colette
Title remainder
the question of gendered writing
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Huffer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Despite the reading public's ready embrace of French writer Colette (1873-1954) as author and public figure, her work has sometimes been dismissed as trivial or feminine and as largely unassimilable to the major trends that mark twentieth-century French literary studies. This study critically rereads the author's oeuvre to reveal another Colette - one who employed specific narrative strategies to construct a gendered textual subject separate from herself - and highlights
  • The contradictions that arise from that construction. Another Colette offers a revisionary reading of Colette in light of poststructuralist and feminist criticism, particularly that of Derrida, Lacan, and Kristeva, and makes a significant contribution to current questions regarding the relationship of gender, sexuality, and language. In moving beyond the traditional gesture of reading the work of a woman writer as no more than her own experience, the study argues for a
  • View of language that expands the possibilities of rereading. This analysis of Colette as text thus questions previous conceptions of reading "woman"; in reading Colette as more than Colette, the book opens up a range of future possibilities of reading as. Another Colette will interest scholars and students of Colette and of twentieth-century French literature. It will also appeal to feminist scholars and those working on theoretical questions regarding gender,
  • Sexuality, and language
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
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Huffer, Lynne
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colette
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Authorship
Label
Another Colette : the question of gendered writing, Lynne Huffer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-189) 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
Note on Translations -- 1. Inscribing a Gendered Auctoritas: Colette's Maternal Model -- 2. Writing Double: Fictions and Phallacies in Sido -- 3. Gendered Figures of Sexual Performance: The Pure and the Impure -- 4. Travels through a Tapestry: Writing Colette
Control code
26353994
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780472103072
Lccn
92028589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1493688
Label
Another Colette : the question of gendered writing, Lynne Huffer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-189) 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
Note on Translations -- 1. Inscribing a Gendered Auctoritas: Colette's Maternal Model -- 2. Writing Double: Fictions and Phallacies in Sido -- 3. Gendered Figures of Sexual Performance: The Pure and the Impure -- 4. Travels through a Tapestry: Writing Colette
Control code
26353994
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780472103072
Lccn
92028589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1493688

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