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Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller
     

Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller

by Lucy Le-Guilcher
 
From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry, including Black Narcissus, The Lady and the Unicorn, A Fugue in Time, and The River. In the first collection devoted to this important transnational writer, the essays uncover Godden's significance as a writer who experimented with narrative and interrogated her own uncertain

Overview

From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry, including Black Narcissus, The Lady and the Unicorn, A Fugue in Time, and The River. In the first collection devoted to this important transnational writer, the essays uncover Godden's significance as a writer who experimented with narrative and interrogated her own uncertain position as an author representing such nomadic Others as gypsies or taking up the displacements brought about by international conflict

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409475798
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Lucy Le-Guilcher received her PhD from the University of Cambridge, where she wrote a thesis entitled Style and Women's Writing, 1940s and 1950s. In December 2007, she organized a centenary symposium on Rumer Godden, and has presented conference papers in Sydney and the UK. She is a regular reviewer for Women: A Cultural Review. Phyllis B. Lassner is Professor in the Crown Center for Jewish Studies, the Gender Studies, and Writing Programs at Northwestern University, USA. She is the author of two books on Elizabeth Bowen, British Women Writers of World War II, Colonial Strangers, Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust, and many articles on women writers. She serves as Co-President of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945.

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