ISBN-10:
0226011127
ISBN-13:
9780226011127
Pub. Date:
04/28/1990
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Isak Dinesen and the Engendering of Narrative

Isak Dinesen and the Engendering of Narrative

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ISBN-13: 9780226011127
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1990
Series: Women in Culture and Society Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Susan Hardy Aiken, associate professor in the department of English at the University of Arizona, is coeditor of Changing Our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Catharine R. Stimpson
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Part One - Openings
1. "Caprice de femme enceinte": Reconceiving Isak Dinesen
2. Becoming "Isak Dinesen": The Fiction of the Author
3. Writing (in) Exile: Reverie, Recollection, and the Poetics of Displacement
Part Two - Spinning Tales
4. Gothic Cryptographies
5. "A world turned upside down"
6. Reading Contracts
7. Simian Semiotics
8. Circulating Sexes, Wandering Words
9. Ghost Writing
Part Three - The Art of Sacrifice
10. Transporting Topographies: Out of Africa and the Poetics of Nostalgia
Epilogue. Carnival Laughter: The Theater of the Body
Notes
Index

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