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The Resource Distorted bodies and suffering souls : women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994, Chantal Kwast-Greff

Distorted bodies and suffering souls : women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994, Chantal Kwast-Greff

Label
Distorted bodies and suffering souls : women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994
Title
Distorted bodies and suffering souls
Title remainder
women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994
Statement of responsibility
Chantal Kwast-Greff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chaos. Pain. Self-mutilation. Women starve themselves. They burn or slash their own flesh or their babies' throats, and slam their newborns against walls. Their bodies are the canvases on which the suffering of the soul carves itself with knife and razor. In Australian fiction written by women between 1984 and 1994, female characters inscribe their inner chaos on their bodies to exert whatever power they have over themselves. Their self-inflicted pain is both reaction and language, the bodily sign not only of their enfeeblement but also to a certain extent of their empowerment, of themselves a
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kwast-Greff, Chantal
Dewey number
823.9140992870994
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9608
LC item number
.K93 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cross / cultures
Series volume
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Anorexia nervosa in literature
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Self-mutilation
  • Women in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Anorexia nervosa in literature
  • Australian fiction
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Distorted bodies and suffering souls : women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994, Chantal Kwast-Greff
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-308) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Women are Not Maniacs by Nature -- 2 Fathers and Husbands; 3 Victims: The Other and the Self; 4 Suffering Souls and Distorted Bodies; 5 Unacceptable Behaviours and Their Cures; 6 Women Write About Women; 7 A Risky Business; 8 Writing; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
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854585589
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401209281
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854585589
Label
Distorted bodies and suffering souls : women in Australian fiction, 1984-1994, Chantal Kwast-Greff
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-308) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Women are Not Maniacs by Nature -- 2 Fathers and Husbands; 3 Victims: The Other and the Self; 4 Suffering Souls and Distorted Bodies; 5 Unacceptable Behaviours and Their Cures; 6 Women Write About Women; 7 A Risky Business; 8 Writing; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
Control code
854585589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401209281
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854585589

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