Jeanette Winterson

Overview

In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of all Winterson's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has received.
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Overview

In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of all Winterson's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has received.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230507609
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Series: New British Fiction Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

SONYA ANDERMAHR is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton. She co-authored A Glossary of Feminist Theory (Edward Arnold) and has a lot of experience of writing on and teaching Winterson's work.

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Pt. I Introduction Timeline 1

1 Introduction 13

2 A Biographical Reading 33

Pt. II Major Works

3 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry 49

4 Written on the Body, Art & Lies and Gut Symmetries 76

5 The PowerBook, Lighthousekeeping and Weight 103

Pt. III Criticism and Contexts

6 Author Interview 125

7 Other Writing 132

8 Critical Reception 153

Notes 170

Bibliography 172

Index 183

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