Rebecca West: Heroism, Rebellion, and the Female Epic

Rebecca West: Heroism, Rebellion, and the Female Epic

by Bernard Schweizer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313323607
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/2002
Series: Contributions in Women's Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

BERNARD SCHWEIZER is Assistant Professor of English Literature at Long Island University. Born and raised in Switzerland, he taught at the University of Zurich for three years. He is author of Radicals on the Road: The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s (2001), and editor of Rebecca West's Survivors in Mexico (2003).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Rebecca West's Epic Novels

Heroism and Religious Revolt in The Judge

Female Quests in the Aubrey Trilogy

Philosophical Interlude

Rebecca West's World of Ideas

Rebecca West's Epic Travel Writing

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Modern Female Epic

"Survivors in Mexico": Genesis of an Epic Fragment

Heroism and Religious Revolt in Survivors in Mexico

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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