Genre, Trope, Gender: Critical Essays
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 1992 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 90 pages
Northrop Frye embellishes the theory of genre in "Henry James and the Comedy of the Occult." In "The Power of Postmodern Irony," Linda Hutcheon furthers her reputation as a theorist of contemporary culture, and Shirley Neuman investigates gender in writing and reading in "Autobiography, Mothers' Bodies, the Reproduction of Mothering."
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