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Writers in Prison is an enthralling study of writers who are sent to prison, and of the metaphors drawn from prison that influence our conceptions of everyday life.
|Publisher:||Between the Lines|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Ioan Davies was Professor of Sociology and Social and Political Thought at York University.
Table of Contents
Part I Themes
1 Prison Writing-Margin and Centre
2 Framing the Subject
3 The Consolations of Philosophy
4 Violent Space
Part II Narratives
6 Underground Man/Hollow Man/the Time of the Hero
7 Riven Situations
8 Death Row
9 Final Solutions
Part III Conclusion
10 Inscribing the Everyday
Appendix: Biographical Outlines of Prison Writers Mentioned Most Frequently in the Text