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The stronger sex : the fictional women of Lawrence Durrell / James R. Nichols.

Author/Creator:
Nichols, James R., 1938-
Publication:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
165 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Durrell, Lawrence -- Characters -- Women.
Women in literature.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: biography and fiction
Classicism and Durrell's vision: Durrell's free women
Dorothy Lamour on the road: paganism and the female body
The loneliness of love: Melissa and the sacrificial woman
Durrell's failed women: Justine and Livia
My lady, my Guenevere: Benedicta and the revolt of Aphrodite
Risen angels in Durrell's free fall women: Clea, Constance, and the fortunate fall
Jocasta, how you've changed: Lawrence Durrell and the earth mother
Narcissism and the female body: Cunegonde in Caesar's vast ghost.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780838642474 (alk. paper)
0838642470 (alk. paper)
1611470668
9781611470666
OCLC:
642624893