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The Genesis of Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Terry R. Wright
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-09 - Publisher: Routledge

This book considers a range of twentieth-century novelists who practise a creative mode of reading the Bible, exploring aspects of the Book of Genesis which more conventional biblical criticism sometimes ignores. Each chapter considers some of the interpretive challenges of the relevant story in Genesis, especially those noted by rabbinic
Contesting Childhood
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Kate Douglas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-21 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

The late 1990s and early 2000s witnessed a surge in the publication and popularity of autobiographical writings about childhood. Linking literary and cultural studies, Contesting Childhood draws on a varied selection of works from a diverse range of authorsùfrom first-time to experienced writers. Kate Douglas explores Australian accounts of the
The Atlantic Companion to Literature in English
Language: en
Pages: 604
Authors: Ed. Mohit K. Ray
Categories: Authors, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09 - Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

Intended To Serve The Academic Needs Of The Students Of English Literature, The Companion Is An Ultimate Literary Reference Source, Providing An Up-To-Date, Comprehensive And Authoritative Biographies Of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Journalists And Critics Ranging From Literary Giants Of The Past To Contemporary Writers Like Peter Burnes (1931-2004), Anthony
Narrating Motherhood(s), Breaking the Silence
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Silvia Caporale-Bizzini
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Feminist theory on motherhood has successfully transformed mothers into subjects of their own discourse, recognized the historical, heterogeneous and socially constructed origins of their life experience while, at the same time, widening our understanding of the notion of mothering. This collection combines a literary and a wider cultural perspective from
Apology For The Woman Writing
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jenny Diski
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Marie de Gournay was eighteen when she read, and was overwhelmed by, the essays of the French philosopher Montaigne. She had to be revived with hellebore. When she finally met Montaigne, she stabbed herself with a hairpin until the blood ran in order to show her devotion. He made her