Female Genesis: Creativity, Self and Gender

Female Genesis: Creativity, Self and Gender

by Nicole Ward Jouve

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312211868
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 1.03(h) x 9.28(d)

About the Author

Nicole Ward Jouve is Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Male and Female Made (S)he Them.

In Father's Lack. .

Part I: Gendering the Female: Good/Bad Daughters. .

1. Balzac's A Daughter of Eve and the Apple ofKnowledge.

2. Maleness in the Act: the Case of the Papin Sisters.

Part II: Masculine/Feminine: The Battle of the Sexes and theFirst World War. .

Troublesome Mothers. .

Part III: The Female Creator. .

6. 'Mother is a Figure of Speech...': Angela Carter.

7. 'No One's Mother': Can the Mother Write Poetry?.

Part IV: Creation, Gender and the Imaginary. .

8 Metaphors and Narrative: Of Tongues, Shells, Boats, Oranges...and the Sea.

Conclusion: New Directions.

9. The Name of the Father.

10 Male and Female Made They Them.

Index.

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