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Author Nichols, James R., 1938-

Title The stronger sex : the fictional women of Lawrence Durrell / James R. Nichols

Publ Info Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PR6007.U76 Z765 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PR6007.U76 Z765 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 165 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Biography and fiction -- Classicism and Durrell's vision : Durrell's free women -- Dorothy Lamour on the road : paganism and the female body -- The loneliness of love : Melissa and the sacrificial woman -- Durrell's failed women : Justine and Livia -- My lady, my Guenevere : Benedicta and the revolt of Aphrodite -- Risen angels in Durrell's free fall women: Clea, Constance, and the fortunate fall -- Jocasta, how you've changed : Lawrence Durrell and the earth mother -- Narcissism and the female body : Cunegonde in Caesar's vast ghost
LC subject Durrell, Lawrence -- Characters -- Women
Women in literature
Characters and characteristics in literature
ISBN 9780838642474 (alk. paper)
0838642470 (alk. paper)