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Women's Life Writing and the Practice of Reading

She Reads to Write Herself

Women's Life Writing and the Practice of Reading( )
Editor: Baisnée-Keay, Valérie
Bigot, Corinne
Alexoae-Zagni, Nicoleta
Bazin, Claire
Series title:Palgrave Studies in Life Writing Ser.
ISBN:978-3-319-75246-4
Publication Date:Jul 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $139.99
Book Description:

This collection of essays offers a stimulating insight into the practice of reading and the relationship between reading and writing in women's life writing texts such as memoirs, autobiographies, diaries, travel logs, and graphic memoirs. It covers a great variety of writers from literary classics such as Virginia Woolf to the authors of slave narratives. Some essays focus on how literary texts help frame a narrative of the self, acting as models and counter models; others insist...
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Book Details
Pages:339
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.19 Inches
Book Weight:10.036 Pounds



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