No man's land : the place of the woman writer in the twentieth century
|Format:||Print Book 1988|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 3 of 3 copies|
In this three-volume landmark work, the authors of the classic The Madwoman in the Attic provide an overview of modern literature in England and America, bringing feminist theory to bear on writings by men as well as women. Illustrated.
Contentsv. 1. The war of the words. The battle of the sexes: the men's case
Fighting for life: the women's cause
Tradition and the female talent: modernism and masculinism
"Forward into the past": the female affiliation complex
Sexual linguistics: women's sentence, men's sentencing. v. 2. Sexchanges. I. Feminism and fantasy. Heart of darkness: the agon of the femme fatale
Home rule: the colonies of the new woman
The second coming of Aphrodite: Kate Chopin's fantasy of desire
II. Feminization and its discontents. Angel of devastation: Edith Wharton on the arts of the enslaved
Lighting out for the territories: Willa Cather's lost horizons
III. Reinventing gender. "She meant what I said": lesbian double talk
Soldier's heart: literary men, literary women, and the great war
Cross-dressing and re-dressing: transvestism as metaphor. v. 3. Letters from the front.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Women authors
-- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
|Publisher|| New Haven :Yale University Press,1988
3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.