Women's Writing in Exile

Edited by Mary Lynn Broe, Angela Ingram

Women's Writing in Exile

454 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4251-5
    Published: January 1989

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Using a broad range of methodologies, the contributors examine the physical, sociopolitical, canonical, and psychological kinds of exile that women writers in Western culture have endured over the last hundred years. Djuna Barnes, Isak Dinesen, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Jean Rhys, Virginia Woolf, Alice Walker, and Doris Lessing are among the writers whose narratives of exile are studied.

Originally published in 1989.

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"A rich, multifaceted consideration of women's condition of exile."--New Directions for Women