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Famous last words : changes in gender and narrative closure / edited by Alison Booth ; with an afterword by U.C. Knoepflmacher.

Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1993.
ISBN 0813914361, 081391437X, 9780813914367, 9780813914374

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
PR 830 .F45 F35 1993 Available Request
LIB stacks
PR830.F45 F35 Available Request
Lauinger stacks
PR830.F45 F35 1993 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
PR830.F45 F35 1993 Available Request
Other Authors Booth, Alison.
Subjects American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors.
Authorship -- Sex differences.
Closure (Rhetoric)
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Women authors.
English-speaking countries.
Feminism and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Feminism and literature.
Feminismo y literatura -- EE. UU. -- Historia.
Feminismo y literatura -- Gran Bretaña -- Historia y crítica.
Feminist fiction -- History and criticism.
Feminist fiction.
Mujeres y literatura.
Narración (Retórica)
Narration (Rhetoric)
Novela americana -- Mujeres como autoras -- Historia y crítica.
Paternidad literaria -- Diferencias sexuales.
Sex role in literature.
Sexos, Papel de los en la literatura.
Tiempo (Rétorica)
Women and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Women and literature.
Series Feminist issues (Charlottesville, Va.)
Description viii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents (cont.) Unsettled frontiers: Race, history, and romance in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces / Carla L. Peterson -- Object lessons: Reading the museum in The Golden Bowl / Stephen D. Arata -- "The word which made all clear": The silent close of The House of Mirth / Shari Benstock -- Toward a redefinition of "experiemental writing": Netta Syrett's realism, 1908-12 / Ann Ardis -- Reading the endings in Katherine Anne Porter's "Old Mortality" / Suzanne W. Jones -- Burning down the house: The revisionary paradigm of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea / Caroline Rody -- "Reader, I blew him away": Convention and transgression in Sue Grafton / Peter J. Rabinowitz -- Afterword: Endings as beginnings / U.C. Knoepflmacher.
Introduction: The sense of few endings / Alison Booth -- Clytemnestra rewarded: The double conclusion of Vanity Fair / Lisa Jadwin -- Aurora Leigh: Epic solutions to novel ends / Herbert F. Tucker -- "Reader, my story ends with freedom": Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl / Sharon Davie -- The silence of great men: Statuesque femininity and the ending of Romola / Alison Booth -- "Speaking like a woman": How to have the last word on Sylvia's Lovers / Christine L. Krueger -- George Eliot's sacred chest of language / Bonnie Zimmerman.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27727045
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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