Misogynism in Literature: Any Place, Any Time

Misogynism in Literature: Any Place, Any Time

by Britta Zangen (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631521410
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 08/30/2004
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editor: Britta Zangen worked as a fashion designer, a teacher of English, and as chief librarian before returning to education as a mature student. She received her Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Düsseldorf where she then worked as a lecturer for years. She is now an independent scholar. She has published widely on feminist issues. A full-length study on marriageable young women in the novels of Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy is forthcoming.

Table of Contents

Contents: Roberta Ricci: Sex? Love? No, Let’s Talk About Marriage: Back to Reality with Boccaccio’s Onesta Brigata (X, 10) – Britta Zangen: Women in Chaucer’s Male Universe: Literary Critics Coping with Misogynism – Ya-huei Lin: The Women Who Disappear on the Shakespearean Stage: As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, and the Misogynic Poetics of Deduction – Alison Winch: «The nymph grown Furious, roar’d»: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Response to Jonathan Swift’s «The Lady’s Dressing Room» – Cynthia Burkhead: Lord Byron and the «She» that Is «Darkness» – Maria Mikolchak: Misogyny in Alexander Pushkin: Rescuing the Russian Fairy Tale – Jennifer M. Wing: Defining Women in Moby Dick – Marco Longo: Misogyny in André Gide’s Early pièces: Woman and Antidotes – Melanie E. Collado: How Dare They Write?: Early Twentieth-Century Literary Critics and French Women Writers – Suzette A. Henke: Women in Love or Women in Trouble?: Misogyny in D.H. Lawrence’s Masterpiece – Jorge J. Barrueto: The Othering of Women in the Twentieth-Century Latin American Canon: Misogyny in Rómulo Gallegos’ Doña Bárbara – Rached Khalifa: Sexual Allegories in Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih: Liberation or Misogyny? – Arda Arikan: On Turkish High Heels: Murathan Mungan’s Misogynism Sells.

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