Aging and Gender in Literature: Studies in Creativity

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Anne M. Wyatt-Brown, Janice Rossen
University Press of Virginia, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 375 pages
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By adding consideration of age to that of race, gender, and class, this innovative volume seeks to show how growing older affects literary creativity and psychological development and to examine how individual writing careers begin to change in middle age.

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The essays are very useful in understanding how literary creativity has changed (or can change) once writers reach a certain age. This illuminating context can help analyze literary works under a ... Read full review

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"Aging is a missing trope in contemporary literary theory,'' the editors contend here: "Anglo-American literary criticism, like the society from which it springs, until recently has been uncritically ... Read full review

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