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The Resource Unsettling the Bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Blaki

Unsettling the Bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Blaki

Label
Unsettling the Bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction
Title
Unsettling the Bildungsroman
Title remainder
reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction
Statement of responsibility
Stella Blaki
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unsettling the Bildungsroman combines genre and cultural theory and offers a cross-ethnic comparative approach to the tradition of the female novel of development and the American coming-of-age narrative. Examines the work of Jamaica Kincaid, Sandra Cisneros, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Audre Lorde
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bolaki, Stella
Dewey number
810.9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS374.B55
LC item number
B653 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical approaches to ethnic American literature
Series volume
no. 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bildungsromans, American
  • Bildungsromans, American
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Women in literature
  • Cisneros, Sandra
  • Kincaid, Jamaica
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong
  • Lorde, Audre
  • Cisneros, Sandra
  • Kincaid, Jamaica
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong
  • Lorde, Audre
  • University of South Alabama
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • American literature
  • Ethnicity
  • Language and culture
  • Literature
  • Women authors, American
  • United States
  • Bildungsroman
  • Ethnizität
  • Frauenliteratur
  • USA
Label
Unsettling the Bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Blaki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
I: Female travelling in the West/Indies -- 1. Trauma and the Bildungsroman -- 2. Mobilities in the traditional Bildungsroman -- 3. Locating the postcolonial travelling subject -- 4. Merging with and separating from the mother: bound motion in At the Bottom of the River -- 5. The politics of a silent voice -- 6. Declarations of in(ter)dependence in Lucy -- 7. Locomotive tongues: voice and body in Lucy -- II: "The mestiza way" -- 1. Individualism or communitarianism? -- 2. Mastering "the art of the present": unnatural boundaries and borderlands -- 3. Weaving and unweaving through the vignette -- 4. "Private open spaces": rebilding [sic] the private and the public -- 5. More room to play: deterritorialisation and reterritorialisation -- III: "It translated well" -- 1. The promise and the perils of translation -- 2. "Minoritising" translations: the "Japanese Hamlet" and the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 3. Translation and marriage in the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 4. "La belle infidéle": the feminist translator and her dilemmas -- 5. "Impossible conversions": translating the letter or the sense? -- 6. "Dwelling in travel": translating the mother's tongue -- 7. Seduction and the "father's text" -- 8. "Something gives": revisiting relevance -- IV: "In the name of grand asymmetries" -- 1. Imprinting the body: lessons of survival and emotional tattoos -- 2. Against uniformity: transgressive spellings of the body -- 3. From the personal to the political: cancer and its meanings -- A poetics of death: ars moriendi as an art of living -- 5. The art of love: uses of the erotic
Control code
754717185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283212793
Lccn
2011284380
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789401200677.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754717185
Label
Unsettling the Bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Blaki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
I: Female travelling in the West/Indies -- 1. Trauma and the Bildungsroman -- 2. Mobilities in the traditional Bildungsroman -- 3. Locating the postcolonial travelling subject -- 4. Merging with and separating from the mother: bound motion in At the Bottom of the River -- 5. The politics of a silent voice -- 6. Declarations of in(ter)dependence in Lucy -- 7. Locomotive tongues: voice and body in Lucy -- II: "The mestiza way" -- 1. Individualism or communitarianism? -- 2. Mastering "the art of the present": unnatural boundaries and borderlands -- 3. Weaving and unweaving through the vignette -- 4. "Private open spaces": rebilding [sic] the private and the public -- 5. More room to play: deterritorialisation and reterritorialisation -- III: "It translated well" -- 1. The promise and the perils of translation -- 2. "Minoritising" translations: the "Japanese Hamlet" and the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 3. Translation and marriage in the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 4. "La belle infidéle": the feminist translator and her dilemmas -- 5. "Impossible conversions": translating the letter or the sense? -- 6. "Dwelling in travel": translating the mother's tongue -- 7. Seduction and the "father's text" -- 8. "Something gives": revisiting relevance -- IV: "In the name of grand asymmetries" -- 1. Imprinting the body: lessons of survival and emotional tattoos -- 2. Against uniformity: transgressive spellings of the body -- 3. From the personal to the political: cancer and its meanings -- A poetics of death: ars moriendi as an art of living -- 5. The art of love: uses of the erotic
Control code
754717185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283212793
Lccn
2011284380
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789401200677.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754717185

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