by Ruth Robbins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333752791
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 06/11/2005
Series: Transitions
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

RUTH ROBBINS is Senior Lecturer in English Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. She is the author of Literary Feminisms and Pater to Forster, 1873-1924, both also in the Palgrave Macmillan Transitions series.

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction: Who Do You Think You Are?.- Pamela, Rousseau and Equiano: Trousseaux, Confessions and Tall Tales.- Two Romantic Egos: Wordsworth's Prelude and De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium Eater.- Victorian Individualisms and its Limitations.- James Joyce and Self-Portraiture.- In Prison and in Chains: Oscar Wilde's De Profundis and Brian Keenan's An Evil Cradling.- Talking Proper: Class Acts in Carolyn Steedman and Alan Bennett.- China Women: Maxine Hong Kingston and Jung Chang.- The Sense of an Ending? Living with Dying in Narratives of Terminal Illness.- Glossary.- Annotated Bibliography.- Bibliography.- Index.

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