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The Resource Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives, Marilyn R. Farwell, (electronic resource)

Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives, Marilyn R. Farwell, (electronic resource)

Label
Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives
Title
Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn R. Farwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation:
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Farwell, Marilyn R
Dewey number
810.9/9206643
LC call number
PS153.L46
LC item number
F37 1996eb
Series statement
The cutting edge
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  • Lesbians' writings, American
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Lesbians' writings, English
  • Women and literature
  • Lesbians
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Man-woman relationships in literature
  • Heterosexuality in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
Summary expansion
What is lesbian literature? Must it contain overtly lesbian characters, and portray them in a positive light? Must the author be overtly (or covertly) lesbian? Does there have to be a lesbian theme and must it be politically acceptable?Marilyn Farwell here examines the work of such writers as Adrienne Rich, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Jeanette Winterson, Gloria Naylor, and Marilyn Hacker to address these questions. Dividing their writings into two genres--the romantic story and the heroic, or quest, story, Farwell addresses some of the most problematic issues at the intersection of literature, sex, gender, and postmodernism.Illustrating how the generational conflict between the lesbian- feminists of twenty years ago and the queer theorists of today stokes the critical fires of contemporary lesbian and literary theory, Heterosexual Plots and Lesbian Narratives concludes by arguing for a broad and generous definition of lesbian writing
Label
Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives, Marilyn R. Farwell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-215) and index
Contents
  • When is a lesbian narrative a lesbian narrative? -- Narrative: the elastic project -- The lesbian subject: a war of images -- The romantic lesbian narrative: Adrienne Rich's "Twenty-one love poems" and Marilyn Hacker's Love, death, and the changing of the seasons -- The heroic lesbian narrative: Marion Zimmer Bradley's The mists of Avalon and Gloria Naylor's The women of Brewster Place -- The postmodern lesbian text: Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the cherry and Written on the body
  • When is a lesbian narrative a lesbian narrative? -- Narrative: the elastic project -- The lesbian subject: a war of images -- The romantic lesbian narrative: Adrienne Rich's "Twenty-one love poems" and Marilyn Hacker's Love, death, and the changing of the seasons -- The heroic lesbian narrative: Marion Zimmer Bradley's The mists of Avalon and Gloria Naylor's The women of Brewster Place -- The postmodern lesbian text: Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the cherry and Written on the body
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000662680
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 227 pages).
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780814728840
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Note
  • Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000662680
Label
Heterosexual plots and lesbian narratives, Marilyn R. Farwell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-215) and index
Contents
  • When is a lesbian narrative a lesbian narrative? -- Narrative: the elastic project -- The lesbian subject: a war of images -- The romantic lesbian narrative: Adrienne Rich's "Twenty-one love poems" and Marilyn Hacker's Love, death, and the changing of the seasons -- The heroic lesbian narrative: Marion Zimmer Bradley's The mists of Avalon and Gloria Naylor's The women of Brewster Place -- The postmodern lesbian text: Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the cherry and Written on the body
  • When is a lesbian narrative a lesbian narrative? -- Narrative: the elastic project -- The lesbian subject: a war of images -- The romantic lesbian narrative: Adrienne Rich's "Twenty-one love poems" and Marilyn Hacker's Love, death, and the changing of the seasons -- The heroic lesbian narrative: Marion Zimmer Bradley's The mists of Avalon and Gloria Naylor's The women of Brewster Place -- The postmodern lesbian text: Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the cherry and Written on the body
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000662680
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 227 pages).
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780814728840
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Note
  • Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000662680

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