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The Novels Of Jeanette Winterson

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This Reader's Guide brings together, in an easily accessible form, the range of review and critical material on the novels of Jeanette Winterson. The book traces the early reception of each novel on its publication and examines it alongside larger critical debates. Merja Makinen develops the controversial discussion of Winterson as a lesbian novelist and the more consensual analysis of her as a postmodern writer.

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Overview

This Reader's Guide brings together, in an easily accessible form, the range of review and critical material on the novels of Jeanette Winterson. The book traces the early reception of each novel on its publication and examines it alongside larger critical debates. Merja Makinen develops the controversial discussion of Winterson as a lesbian novelist and the more consensual analysis of her as a postmodern writer.

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Meet the Author

Merja Makinen is Principal Lecturer in English Literary Studies and Programme Tutor for the MA in Popular Literary Fictions at Middlesex University.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Oranges are Not the Only Fruit as a Lesbian Text
• Oranges are Not the Only Fruit as a Postmodern Text
• Boating for Beginners and The Passion
• Sexing the Cherry
• Written on the Body
• Art and Lies
• Gut Symmetries and The PowerBook
• Conclusion
• Notes
• Select Bibliography
• Index

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