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Sexuality, gender, and power in Iris Murdoch's fiction / Tammy Grimshaw.

Author/Creator:
Grimshaw, Tammy, 1962-
Publication:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
261 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Murdoch, Iris -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homosexuality and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Feminist fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Sex in literature.
Contents:
Sexuality, gender, and power in Iris Murdoch's thought and art
The social construction of homosexuality in Murdoch's fiction
Iris Murdoch and Simone de Beauvoir : a feminist reading of Murdoch's fiction
A Foucauldian reading of The bell and A fairly honourable defeat
A Foucauldian reading of A severed head and The time of the angels
"Bisexuality" in Henry and Cato and The book and the brotherhood
Transvestism in The philosopher's pupil, The green knight, and The black prince
Contradictions, paradoxes, and reconciliations.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-257) and index.
ISBN:
0838640613 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
57211124
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