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Women and contemporary world literature power, fragmentation, and metaphor by Deborah Fillerup Weagel

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women in literature,
  • Metaphor in literature,
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
  • Feminism in literature,
  • Women and literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDeborah Weagel.
SeriesAmerican university studies III: Comparative literature -- v. 62
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.5.W64 W43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23186950M
ISBN 109781433104831
LC Control Number2009011338

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  Women may not yet run the world but we do make for some of the most intriguing are some of the most compelling all-time heroines—real-life or fictional—ever to captivate our readerly imaginations?O’s Books Editor Leigh Haber, and Assistant Editor Michelle Hart offer their take on some of the best books every woman should read, a mix of classic and contemporary .   The best modern classic books This modern classics book list is my best guess about the books that matter from a period of not-quite 50 years in the second half of the twentieth century. Somebody else could do their own list of must-read modern classics that has absolutely no overlap with mine, and it would probably be a good list too.   Featuring one of literature’s great characters in the self-satisfied, well-intentioned, misguided Emma Woodhouse, Austen’s novel continues to be repurposed in the modern age (it was the basis for the film Clueless, after all) owing to its timeless themes of class, romance, and self-awareness. These evergreen concepts converge on the. Yet many women have fought against those expectations, as can be seen within the annals of classic literature. From Joan of Arc burning at the stake for her beliefs to Mulan posing as a man to enter the military and save her father, these women have rebelled against their time period, acting in ways unheard of for women.

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