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Cross-Gendered Literary Voices : Appropriating, Resisting, Embracing

By: Kim, Rina.
Contributor(s): Westall, Claire.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (254 p.).ISBN: 9781137020758.Subject(s): Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) | FICTION / Contemporary Women | LITERARY CRITICISM / Feminist | LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors | Male authors - Psychology | Other (Philosophy) in literature | Point of view (Literature) | Women authors - PsychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cross-Gendered Literary Voices : Appropriating, Resisting, EmbracingDDC classification: 820.93521 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Cross-Gendered Literary Voices; Part I: Empowering or Effacing The Victorian Other?; 1 Female Narrative Energy in the Writings of Dead White Males: Dickens, Collins and Freud; 2 ''Everything depend[s] on the fashion of narration'': Women Writing Women Writers in Short Stories of the Fin-de-Siècle; Part II: Resisting and Embracing the Other via the Abject Entity; 3 ''These heavy sands are language tide and wind have silted here'': Tidal Voicing and the Poetics of Home in James Joyce''s Ulysses
4 What Happens When a Transvestite Gynaecologist Usurps the Narrator?: Cross-Gendered Ventriloquism in Djuna Barnes''s Nightwood5 ''Her speech a purely buccal phenomenon'': Voice as a Lost Object in Samuel Beckett''s Works; 6 The Engendered and Dis-engendered Other in Iris Murdoch''s Early Fiction; Part III: Gender as Performance and the Vocalization of Transgendered Bodies; 7 ''His almost vanished voice'': Gendering and Transgendering Bodily Signification and the Voice in Angela Carter''s The Passion of New Eve
8 No Man''s Land: the Transgendered Voice in Jeffrey Eugenides''s Middlesex and Rose Tremain''s Sacred Country9 Transvestic Voices and Gendered Performance in Patrick McCabe''s Breakfast on Pluto; Part IV: Authority and Anxieties of Appropriation in Historical Narratives; 10 Authenticity, Authority and the Author: the Sugared Voice of the Neo-Victorian Prostitute in The Crimson Petal and the White; 11 ''Queering'' the Speaking Subject in Sarah Waters''s The Little Stranger; Conclusion: Crossings and Re-crossings; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book investigates male writers'' use of female voices and female writers'' use of male voices in literature and theatre from the 1850s to the present, examining where, how and why such gendered crossings occur and what connections may be found between these crossings and specific psychological, social, historical and political contexts.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Cross-Gendered Literary Voices; Part I: Empowering or Effacing The Victorian Other?; 1 Female Narrative Energy in the Writings of Dead White Males: Dickens, Collins and Freud; 2 ''Everything depend[s] on the fashion of narration'': Women Writing Women Writers in Short Stories of the Fin-de-Siècle; Part II: Resisting and Embracing the Other via the Abject Entity; 3 ''These heavy sands are language tide and wind have silted here'': Tidal Voicing and the Poetics of Home in James Joyce''s Ulysses

4 What Happens When a Transvestite Gynaecologist Usurps the Narrator?: Cross-Gendered Ventriloquism in Djuna Barnes''s Nightwood5 ''Her speech a purely buccal phenomenon'': Voice as a Lost Object in Samuel Beckett''s Works; 6 The Engendered and Dis-engendered Other in Iris Murdoch''s Early Fiction; Part III: Gender as Performance and the Vocalization of Transgendered Bodies; 7 ''His almost vanished voice'': Gendering and Transgendering Bodily Signification and the Voice in Angela Carter''s The Passion of New Eve

8 No Man''s Land: the Transgendered Voice in Jeffrey Eugenides''s Middlesex and Rose Tremain''s Sacred Country9 Transvestic Voices and Gendered Performance in Patrick McCabe''s Breakfast on Pluto; Part IV: Authority and Anxieties of Appropriation in Historical Narratives; 10 Authenticity, Authority and the Author: the Sugared Voice of the Neo-Victorian Prostitute in The Crimson Petal and the White; 11 ''Queering'' the Speaking Subject in Sarah Waters''s The Little Stranger; Conclusion: Crossings and Re-crossings; Bibliography; Index

This book investigates male writers'' use of female voices and female writers'' use of male voices in literature and theatre from the 1850s to the present, examining where, how and why such gendered crossings occur and what connections may be found between these crossings and specific psychological, social, historical and political contexts.

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SANJA BAHUN Lecturer, Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex, UK JOANNE BISHTON Associate Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Derby, UK DAVID BRAUNER Reader, Department of English and American Literature, University of Reading, UK SARAH HAYDEN Doctoral Candidate, Department of English and French, University of Cork, Ireland MILES LEESON Sessional Lecturer, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth, UK MARK LLEWELLYN Professor in English Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK CLAIRE NALLY Lecturer in Twentieth Century Literature, University of Northumbria, UK BRYONY RANDALL Lecturer in English Literature, University of Glasgow, UK MADELEINE WOOD Sessional Lecturer, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, UK

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