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The Resource Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach

Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach

Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel
Title
Old maids to radical spinsters
Title remainder
unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.9109352042
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.W6
LC item number
O44 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Doan, Laura L.
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  • English fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • Single women in literature
  • Vrouwen
  • Engels
  • Letterkunde
  • Frauenliteratur
  • Ledige Frau (Motiv)
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Roman
  • Ledige Frau
  • USA
  • Englisch
Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross -- Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz -- From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer -- Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney -- Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan -- Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner -- An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers -- Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz -- The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby -- A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
  • pt. 1. Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- pt. Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross ; Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz ; From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- pt. 3. Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer ; Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney ; Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan ; Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner ; An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- pt. 4. Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers ; Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz ; The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby ; A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
Control code
21298014
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 285 pages
Isbn
9780252061349
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
90010859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)21298014
Label
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel, edited by Laura L. Doan ; with a foreword by Nina Auerbach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross -- Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz -- From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer -- Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney -- Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan -- Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner -- An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers -- Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz -- The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby -- A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
  • pt. 1. Defining the spinster code. "Endless different ways" : Muriel Spark's re-visions of the spinster / Judy Little -- pt. Old maids. Contented spinsters : governessing and the limits of discursive desire in the fiction of I. Compton-Burnett / Marlon B. Ross ; Writing for "Monie" : the legacy of the spinster to E.M. Forster / Susan Katz ; From Rachel's aunts to Miss La Trobe : spinsters in the fiction of Virginia Woolf / Sybil Oldfield -- pt. 3. Excellent women. The politics of collaboration in The whole family / Dale M. Bauer ; Detecting a novel use for spinsters in Sayers's fiction / Catherine Kenney ; Pym's singular interest : the self as spinster / Laura L. Doan ; Spinning friends : May Sarton's literary spinsters / Valerie Miner ; An "old story" : Gail Godwin's The odd woman / Gayle Greene -- pt. 4. Radical spinsters. Flying the nets at forty : Lolly Willowes as female bildungsroman / Barbara Brothers ; Jane Bowles's other world / Andrew M. Lakritz ; The spinster and the missing mother in the fiction of Elizabeth Jolley / Joan Kirkby ; A ghost of an/other chance : the spinster-mother in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Susan Jaret McKinstry
Control code
21298014
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 285 pages
Isbn
9780252061349
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
90010859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)21298014

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