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Writing the Woman Artist [electronic resource] : Essays on Poetics, Politics, and Portraiture / Suzanne W. Jones.

Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Writing the Woman Artist is a collection of essays that explore the ways women writers portray women painters, sculptors, writers, and performers.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. Deconstructing the Fathers' Tradition
1. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman: H.D.'s Rescriptions of Joyce, Lawrence, and Pound
2. Power and Poetic Vocation in Adrienne Rich's The Dream of a Common Language
3. Lyric Voice and Sexual Difference in Elizabeth Bishop
Part II. Thinking Back Through Our Mothers
4. The Pattern of Birds and Beasts: Willa Cather and Women's Art
5. Anita Brookner: Woman Writer as Reluctant Feminist
6. Incomplete Stories: Womanhood and Artistic Ambition in Daniel Deronda and Between the Acts
Part III. Confronting the Dilemma of Role and Vocation
7. When Privilege Is No Protection: The Woman Artist in Quicksand and The House of Mirth
8. The Artist Manque in the Fiction of Rebecca Harding Davis
9. From Shadow to Substance: The Empowerment of the Artist Figure in Lee Smith's Fiction
10. Through the Flower: Judy Chicago's Conflict Between a Woman-Centered Vision and the Male Artist Hero
11. The Alberta Trilogy: Cora Sandel's Norwegian Künstlerroman and American Feminist Literary Discourse
12. The Hysteric and the Mimic: Reading Christa Wolf's The Quest for Christa Τ.
Part IV. Rethinking the Politics of Art
13. "Sisters in Arms": The Warrior Construct in Writings by Contemporary U.S. Women of Color
14. The Politics of the Woman Artist in Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits
15. Margaret Drabble's The Waterfall·. New System, New Morality
16. "Retreat with Honour": Mary Cholmondeley's Presentation of the New Woman Artist in Red Pottage
Part V. Reconceiving Feminist Aesthetics
17. Aurora Leigh: An Epical Ars Poetica
18. "I must not settle into a figure": The Woman Artist in Virginia Woolf's Writings
19. Re-visioning Creativity: Audre Lorde's Refiguration of Eros as the Black Mother Within
Selected Bibliography
Contributors
Index
Backmatter
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Contributor:
Jones, Suzanne W.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9781512809596
OCLC:
979970716
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9781512809596 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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