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The Resource Unsettling the bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Bolaki

Unsettling the bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Bolaki

Label
Unsettling the bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction
Title
Unsettling the bildungsroman
Title remainder
reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction
Statement of responsibility
Stella Bolaki
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Unsettling the Bildungsroman combines genre and cultural theory and offers a cross-ethnic comparative approach to the tradition of the female novel of development and the American coming-of-age narrative. Examines the work of Jamaica Kincaid, Sandra Cisneros, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Audre Lorde
Member of
Cataloging source
IOG
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.M56
LC item number
B645x 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical approaches to ethnic American literature
Series volume
no. 4
Label
Unsettling the bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Bolaki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Female travelling in the West/Indies -- 1. Trauma and the Bildungsroman -- 2. Mobilities in the traditional Bildungsroman -- 3. Locating the postcolonial travelling subject -- 4. Merging with and separating from the mother: bound motion in At the Bottom of the River -- 5. The politics of a silent voice -- 6. Declarations of in(ter)dependence in Lucy -- 7. Locomotive tongues: voice and body in Lucy -- II: "The mestiza way" -- 1. Individualism or communitarianism? -- 2. Mastering "the art of the present": unnatural boundaries and borderlands -- 3. Weaving and unweaving through the vignette -- 4. "Private open spaces": rebilding [sic] the private and the public -- 5. More room to play: deterritorialisation and reterritorialisation -- III: "It translated well" -- 1. The promise and the perils of translation -- 2. "Minoritising" translations: the "Japanese Hamlet" and the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 3. Translation and marriage in the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 4. "La belle infidéle": the feminist translator and her dilemmas -- 5. "Impossible conversions": translating the letter or the sense? -- 6. "Dwelling in travel": translating the mother's tongue -- 7. Seduction and the "father's text" -- 8. "Something gives": revisiting relevance -- IV: "In the name of grand asymmetries" -- 1. Imprinting the body: lessons of survival and emotional tattoos -- 2. Against uniformity: transgressive spellings of the body -- 3. From the personal to the political: cancer and its meanings -- A poetics of death: ars moriendi as an art of living -- 5. The art of love: uses of the erotic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
283 p.
Isbn
9789042033672
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn746010832
  • (OCoLC)ocn793890137
Label
Unsettling the bildungsroman : reading contemporary ethnic American women's fiction, Stella Bolaki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Female travelling in the West/Indies -- 1. Trauma and the Bildungsroman -- 2. Mobilities in the traditional Bildungsroman -- 3. Locating the postcolonial travelling subject -- 4. Merging with and separating from the mother: bound motion in At the Bottom of the River -- 5. The politics of a silent voice -- 6. Declarations of in(ter)dependence in Lucy -- 7. Locomotive tongues: voice and body in Lucy -- II: "The mestiza way" -- 1. Individualism or communitarianism? -- 2. Mastering "the art of the present": unnatural boundaries and borderlands -- 3. Weaving and unweaving through the vignette -- 4. "Private open spaces": rebilding [sic] the private and the public -- 5. More room to play: deterritorialisation and reterritorialisation -- III: "It translated well" -- 1. The promise and the perils of translation -- 2. "Minoritising" translations: the "Japanese Hamlet" and the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 3. Translation and marriage in the Asian American Bildungsroman -- 4. "La belle infidéle": the feminist translator and her dilemmas -- 5. "Impossible conversions": translating the letter or the sense? -- 6. "Dwelling in travel": translating the mother's tongue -- 7. Seduction and the "father's text" -- 8. "Something gives": revisiting relevance -- IV: "In the name of grand asymmetries" -- 1. Imprinting the body: lessons of survival and emotional tattoos -- 2. Against uniformity: transgressive spellings of the body -- 3. From the personal to the political: cancer and its meanings -- A poetics of death: ars moriendi as an art of living -- 5. The art of love: uses of the erotic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
283 p.
Isbn
9789042033672
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn746010832
  • (OCoLC)ocn793890137

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