Contemporary American women writers : narrative strategies

Format: Print Book 1985
Availability: Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS379 .C66 1985
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS379 .C66 1985
 
 
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS379 .C66 1985
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS379 .C66 1985
 
 
Summary
Essays examine the work of Beattie, Paley, Dillard, Redmon, Ozick, Tyler, Walker, Kingston, Morrison and Piercy, and explain how they have transformed literary traditions.
Contents
Ann Beattie, the art of the missing / Carolyn Porter
Grace Paley, chaste compactness / Ronald Schleifer
Annie Dillard, narrative fringe / William J. Scheick
Anne Redmon, the fugal procedure of Music and silence / Catherine Rainwater
Cynthia Ozick, invention & orthodoxy / Ellen Pifer
Anne Tyler, medusa points & contact points / Mary F. Robertson
Alice Walker, the dialect & letters of The color purple / Elizabeth Fifer
Maxine Hong Kingston, narrative technique & female identity / Suzanne Juhasz
Toni Morrison, mastery of narrative / Linda W. Wagner
Marge Piercy, the double narrative structure of Small changes / Elaine Tuttle Hansen & William J. Scheick.

Additional Information
Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric)
American fiction -- Women authors -- Bibliography.
Publisher Lexington, KY :University Press of Kentucky,1985
Contributors Rainwater, Catherine, 1953-
Scheick, William J.
Language English
Description 234 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographies.
ISBN 0813115582
0813101689 (pbk.)
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