Having our way : women rewriting tradition in twentieth-century America / edited by Harriet Pollack

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Subjects: American literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c1995
Series: Bucknell review volume XXXIX, number 1
Bucknell review v. 39, no. 1
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 204 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments 9
Notes on Contributors 11
Introduction / Harriet Pollack 13
Fooling White Folks, or, How I Stole the Show: The Body Politics of Nella Larsen's Passing / Deborah R. Grayson 27
5'4" x 2": Zelda Fitzgerald, Anorexia Nervosa, and Save Me the Waltz / Michelle Payne 39
Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern Literary Culture, and the Problem of Female Authorship / Katherine Hemple Prown 57
"Too Positive a Shape Not to Be Hurt": Go Down, Moses, History, and the Woman Artist in Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples / Barbara Ladd 79
"This Holocaust I Walk In": Consuming Violence in Sylvia Plath's Poetry / Jacqueline Shea Murphy 104
The Dream in Flames: Hisaye Yamamoto, Multiculturalism, and the Los Angeles Uprising / King-Kok Cheung 118
"Who'd He Leave Behind?": Gender and History in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Susan Farrell 131
Maxine Hong Kingston and the Dialogic Dilemma of Asian American Writers / Amy Ling 151
Power Lines: The Motif of Twins and the Medicine Women of Tracks and Love Medicine / Kristan Sarve-Gorham 167
"Chambers of Consciousness": Sandra Cisneros and the Development of the Self in the BIG House on Mango Street / Andrea O'Reilly Herrera 191
Additional Authors: Pollack, Harriet
Notes: ISBN: 0838753183
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Fooling white folks, or, how I stole the show: the body politics of Nella Larsen's Passing / Deborah R. Grayson -- 5' 4" x 2": Zelda Fitzgerald, anorexia nervosa, and Save me the waltz / Michelle Payne -- Riding the Dixie Limited: Flannery O'Connor, Southern literary culture, and the problem of female authorship / Katherine Hemple Prown -- "Too positive a shape not to be hurt": Go down, Moses, history, and the woman artist in Eudora Welty's The golden apples / Barbara Ladd -- "This holocaust I walk in": consuming violence in Sylvia Plath's poetry / Jacqueline Shea Murphy --The dream in flames: Hisaye Yamamoto, multiculturalism and the Los Angeles uprising / King-Kok Cheung -- "Who'd he leave behind?": gender and history in Toni Marrison's Song of Solomon / Susan Farrell -- Maxine Hong Kingston and the dialogic dilemma of Asian American writers / Amy Ling -- Power lines: the motif of twins and the medicine women of Tracks and Love medicine / Kristan Sarvé-Gorham -- "Chambers of consciousness": Sandra Cisneros and the development of the self in BIG house on Mango Street / Andrea O'Reilly Herrera
OCLC Number: 33243618
ISBN/ISSN: 0838753183