Unruly novels, unruly selves

Scanlon, Julie (2010) Unruly novels, unruly selves. In: Generic Instability and Identity in the Contemporary Novel. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, pp. 139-159. ISBN 978-1443817325

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Additional Information: In this chapter, Scanlon focuses on two novels that blur postmodernist techniques with their own brands of literary realism and humanism. The novels are 'Life Size' (1993) by the South African born, U.S. based author Jenefer Shute, and Paradise (2005) by the Scottish author, A.L. Kennedy. These works take as their subject matter explicitly "unruly selves": their female first person narrators are characters that suffer from anorexia and alcoholism, respectively.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Postmodernism (Literature), Fiction--History and criticism.
Subjects: Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
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Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2010 12:59
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:11
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3018

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