Contemporary women's writing : from The golden notebook to The color purple / Maroula Joannou

Author(s): Joannou, Maroula
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Subjects: English prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
American prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
English prose literature--20th century--History and criticism
American prose literature--20th century--History and criticism
Women and literature--History--20th century
Feminism and literature--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 211 p ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction: 'Truly, it Felt Like Year One' 1
1. From The Golden Notebook 16
2. Motherhood 42
3. Working-class women's experience 63
4. Continuities and change 85
5. The feminist confessional novel 104
6. Science fiction and detective fiction 125
7. The Commonwealth 146
8. To The Color Purple 164
Conclusions 188
Selected Bibliography 193
Index 207
Notes: ISBN: 0719053382
ISBN: 0719053390 (Pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-205) and index
OCLC Number: 46330137
ISBN/ISSN: 0719053382
0719053390