Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women's Fiction (Paperback)

Author: Sellers, Susan

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

"Myth and Fairytale in Contemporary Women''s Fiction" explores contemporary women''s rewritings of myth and fairy tale. It examines the nature and role of myth, reviewing existing theories in an attempt to explain the ongoing potency of mythical paradigms in contemporary women''s fiction despite the distorted images of gender they frequently present. To illustrate this, the book offers a series of readings of texts by a range of contemporary women writers whose fictions draw on, interrogate, or rework mythic models, including A.S. Byatt, Michele Roberts and Angela Carter.

Specifications

Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Mfg Part# 9780333720158
SKU 30887431
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0333720156
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Myth and Fairytale in Contemporary Women's Fiction explores contemporary women's rewritings of myth and fairy tale. It examines the nature and role of myth, reviewing existing theories in an attempt to explain the ongoing potency of mythical paradigms in contemporary women's fiction despite the distorted images of gender they frequently present. To illustrate this, the book offers a series of readings of texts by a range of contemporary women writers whose fictions draw on, interrogate, or rework mythic models, including A.S. Byatt, Michele Roberts and Angela Carter.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0198
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
loading
$42.99 + free shipping
$44.00 You save $1.01
Earn 43 ($0.43) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: Paperback
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships within 24 hours
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  Buy.com
ADVERTISEMENT
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back Sitewide with Promo Code REWARDME at Checkout - Ends 8/31/15 *See page for details
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT