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Women's writing, Englishness and national and cultural identity: the mobile woman and the migrant voice, 1938-1962

Women's writing, Englishness and national and cultural identity: the mobile woman and the migrant voice, 1938-1962

Joannou, Maroula

An original mapping of women's writing in the 1940s and 1950s, this book looks at Englishness and national identity in women's writing and includes writing from Scotland, Wales, Ireland the Indian subcontinent and Africa. The authors discussed include Virginia Woolf, Daphne Du Maurier, Doris Lessing and Muriel Spark

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Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Maroula Joannou
ISBN: 1137265299, 9781137265296
Note: Bibliography: p. 209-221. - Includes index.
Physical Description: ix, 228 p.
Subject: Gender studies, gender groups; Immigrants in literature.; English fiction Women authors History and criticism.; Literary studies: c 1900 to c 2000; National characteristics, English, in literature.; Literary theory; Literature: history & criticism; English; Anthologies: general; Gender studies: women & girls; Ireland; English fiction 20th century History and criticism.; Literature; United Kingdom, Great Britain
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780230285774

Contents

  1. Acknowledgements Introduction: The Mobile Woman and the Migrant Voice The People's War Austen and Englishness Englishness as History Present Laughter My Ain Folk 'Indias of the Mind' In and Out of Africa Bibliography Index