Rose Tremain: A Critical Introduction

Rose Tremain: A Critical Introduction

by Emilie Walezak

Hardcover(1st ed. 2017)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319571287
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/16/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Emilie Walezak is Senior Lecturer at the University of Lyon, France. A specialist of contemporary British literature, her work focuses on intertextuality and rewriting. She has published articles on A. S. Byatt, Jeanette Winterson and Rose Tremain.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction.- 2: Displacement in Rose Tremain’s first novel, Sadler’s Birthday.- 3: Female Itineraries: The Road to Empowerment in Letter to Sister Benedicta and The Cupboard.- 4: Gender Provinces: Realism and Feminism in The Swimming Pool Season.- 5: Seventeenth-Century Panorama: the Function of History in Restoration.- 6: Mindscapes as Landscapes: Journeys of the Self in Sacred Country and The Way I Found Her.- 7: Historical ‘Terrains’: Music and Silence and The Colour.- 8: Foreign Prospects and Local Entrenchments: Immigration in The Road Home and Trespass.- 9: A Picaresque Journey: Merivel. A Man of His Time.- 10: Conclusion: The Gustav Sonata.- Appendix Observations by Rose Tremain.- Bibliography.- Index

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“It will be the first monograph on Rose Tremain and it provides the extensive, detailed over-view and analysis of Tremain’s work that has, hitherto, been lacking. It will be the point of reference for future studies for a good time to come.” (Mary Eagleton, formerly Professor of Contemporary Women's Writing, Leeds Beckett University, UK)

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