Fay Weldon, feminism, and British culture : challenging cultural and literary conventions / Mara E. Reisman.

Author
Reisman, Mara E. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Description
xvi, 191 pages ; 24 cm

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Summary note
"This book offers a critical analysis of British author Fay Weldon's major novels from 1967 to the present and addresses how Weldon's fiction engages with controversial moral and social issues. Mara Reisman provides in-depth examination of the relationship between Weldon's fiction and contemporary feminist, cultural, and literary movements in Britain"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Feminism, women's fiction, and The Fat Woman's Joke -- Articulating the concerns of women's liberation -- Complicating a feminist reading of Fay Weldon's fiction -- Fay Weldon as a social critic : ethics and morality -- Fay Weldon's public persona -- Art, economics, and the politics of purity -- Challenging narrative truth.
ISBN
  • 9781498581264 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • 1498581269 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2018032814
OCLC
1048936223
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