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Author Jansen, Sharon L., 1951-

Title Reading women's worlds from Christine de Pizan to Doris Lessing : a guide to six centuries of women writers imagining rooms of their own / Sharon L. Jansen

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PN471 .J36 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN471 .J36 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Reading Nafisi at the YMCA -- I have a dream: Christine de Pizan's The book of the city of ladies and Virginia Woolf's A room of one's own -- We need to talk: conversation in Moderata Fonte's The worth of women and Marjane Satrapi's Embroideries -- Design for living: women's communities in Margaret Cavendish's The convent of pleasure and Mary Astell's A serious proposal to the ladies -- Paradise lost: men in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland and Doris Lessing's The cleft -- Hell hath no fury: rage in Arcangela Tarabotti's Paternal tyranny and Valerie Solanas's SCUM manifesto -- Madwomen in the attic: madness and suicide in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The yellow wallpaper and Doris Lessing's To room nineteen -- Brave new worlds: sexual slavery in Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale and Slavenka Drakulic's S. A novel about the Balkans -- Still crazy after all these years: Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita in Tehran
LC subject Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Women in literature
Personal space in literature
Privacy in literature
ISBN 9780230110663