Jeanette Winterson: a contemporary critical guide
Jeanette Winterson: A Contemporary Critical Guide is a comprehensive introduction to Winterson's writing. It brings together new essays by leading critics writing on key topics across her work from early successes like Oranges are Not the Only Fruit to recent works like Lighthousekeeping. The guide provides students with an accessible and up-to-date critical guide to Winterson's most commonly studied texts, covering major themes and developments, and issues of style, technique and genre, from a range of contemporary critical and theoretical perspectives. Chapters identify and explore the key topics and debates including: storytelling; feminism and women's writing; historiographic metafiction; literary realism and postmodernism; religion and spirituality; masculinity; lesbian romance; queer theory; and psychoanalytic approaches. Each chapter includes an introductory overview outlining key themes, approaches and the texts covered. This is an ideal introduction to the variety of critical approaches to Winterson and her work.
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CHAPTER ONE Storytelling and Feminism
chapter two Wintersons Dislocated Discourses
chapter three Wintersons Fabulous Bodies
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ambiguity argues Art and Lies Barthes becomes chapter character Charlotte Coleman Contemporary critical culture deconstruction demon desire discourse Dog Woman emotional Essays experience explores fabulous bodies female feminism feminist Fruit gender Grice Gut Symmetries heart Henri heterosexual historiographic metafiction identity imagination intertextual Jeanette Winterson Jeanette's Jordan journey Judith Judith Butler Kristeva language lesbian romance Lighthousekeeping literary London loss Louise lover male masculine metaphor mother Napoleon narrative narrator notion Onega Oranges Passion Pearce physical play poetic Politics of Reading postmodern PowerBook protagonist Queen of Spades queer queer theory reader realism reality relationship represented Rod Mengham Rodopi Roland Barthes romance genre romantic love Routledge Seaboyer sense Sexing the Cherry sexual Silver space spiritual Steedman storytelling structure Tarot telling you stories terson's textual themes theory transcend transgendered University Press Villanelle Vintage Weight Winterson 1989 Winterson's fiction Winterson's novels women words writing Written York