Jeanette Winterson (New British Fiction)

Jeanette Winterson (New British Fiction)

By: Sonya Andermahr (author)Hardback

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This book offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Winterson's work, placing it in key critical and historical contexts.It provides a comprehensive, topical and up-to-date introduction to Jeanette Winterson's novels, short stories, adaptations and children's literature. It examines the significance of Winterson's work in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. The student-friendly layout includes an overview of Winterson's critical reception and a recent interview with the author herself.In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of all Winterson's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has received.

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About Author

SONYA ANDERMAHR is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton, UK. She has written widely on contemporary British and American women's writing. Previous publications include A Glossary of Feminist Theory, co-authored with Terry Lovell and Carol Wolkowitz and Jeanette Winterson: A Contemporary Critical Guide.


PART I: INTRODUCTION Timeline Introduction A Biographical Reading PART II: MAJOR WORKS Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry Written on the Body, Art and Lies and Gut Symmetries The Powerbook, Lighthousekeeping and Weight PART III: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS Author Interview Other Writing Critical Reception Notes Selected Further Reading Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780230507609
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780230507609
  • weight: 319
  • ISBN10: 0230507603

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