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Title International women's writing : new landscapes of identity / edited by Anne E. Brown and Marjanne E. Gooze.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1995]

Series Contributions in women's studies ; no. 147
Contributions in women's studies ; no. 147.
Subject Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Feminist literary criticism.
Alt Name Brown, Anne E.
Goozé, Marjanne Elaine.
Description xxv, 289 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mariama Ba'-- Safi Faye -- Quebecois women -- Christa Wolf -- Maryse Conde' -- Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine -- Lygia Fagundes Telles -- Medbh McGuckian -- Marguerite Duras -- Judith Grossmann --Esther Rochon -- Doris Lessing, Bessie Head, and Nadine Gordimer -- Jean Rhys - - Isabel Allende -- Merce Rodoreda -- I. Grekova -- Dacia Maraini -- Maxine Hong Kingston -- Amy Tan -- Paule Marshall -- Jeannete Lander -- Expatriate Afro-American women.
ISBN 0313290458 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 30895112
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Placing Identity in Cross-Cultural Perspective / Anne E. Brown, Marjanne E. Gooze 
 Female Self-Definition and the African Community in Mariama Ba's Epistolary Novel So Long a Letter / Eva Rueschmann3
 (Re)Presenting the Self: Identity and Consciousness in the Feature Films of Safi Faye / Sheila J. Petty19
 Sappho's Daughters: Lesbian Identities in Novels by Quebecois Women (1960-1990) / Anne E. Brown29
 Finding a Place for Christa Wolf: Gendered Identity in No Place on Earth / Marjanne E. Gooze44
 Maryse Conde's Heremakhonon: A Triangular Structure of Alienation / Arlette M. Smith63
 Colonial Discourse and Female Identity: Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine / Suzanne Kehde70
 Fragmented Identities and the Process of Metamorphosis in Works by Lygia Fagundes Telles / Peggy Sharpe78
 The "Imaginative Space" of Medbh McGuckian / Susan Porter86
 Writing the Woman-Subject: Marguerite Duras, from Theory to Fiction / Anne-Marie Gronhovd102
 The Mysterious Space of Exile: Punishable Songs by Judith Grossmann / Susan Canty Quinlan115
 Inner and Outer Space in the Works of Esther Rochon / Annick Chapdelaine126
 Southern Africa and the Theme of Madness: Novels by Doris Lessing, Bessie Head, and Nadine Gordimer / Nancy Topping Bazin137
 Dismantling the Master's Houses: Jean Rhys and West Indian Identity / Fiona R. Barnes150
 Wild Child, Tropical Flower, Mad Wife: Female Identity in Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea / Deanna Madden162
 Isabel Allende and the Discourse of Exile / Marketta Laurila177
 Too Disconnected/Too Bound Up: The Paradox of Identity in Merce Rodoreda's The Time of the Doves / Kayann Short187
 Scientist and Mother; Portrait of the Heroine in I. Grekova's Fiction / Margareta Thompson196
 Italian Women in Search of Identity in Dacia Maraini's Novels / Vera F. Golini206
 Naming the Unspeakable: The Mapping of Female Identity in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior / Marlene Goldman223
 Born of a Stranger: Mother-Daughter Relationships and Storytelling in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club / Gloria Shen233
 The Ambivalence of Mirroring and Female Bonding in Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones / Laura Niesen de Abruna245
 No Place for Identity: Jeannette Lander's Migrating Women's Aesthetic / Tobe Levin253
 Expatriate Afro-American Women as Exotics / Marilyn Elkins264
 About the Editors and Contributors285

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