Feminine Issues - In the Writing of British Female Authors

Feminine Issues - In the Writing of British Female Authors (English) (Hardcover) Price: Rs. 1450

The book, Feminine Issues: In the Writing of British Female Authors critically examines various feminine aspects raised and discussed by the British Women Authors. Female novelists like Virginia Woolf, Emily Bronte, George Eliot, Jane Austen, Joanne Harris, Katherine Mansfield, Jeanette Winterson, Angela Carter, Muriel Spark, Doris Lessing, Margaret Drabble, Helen Fielding, Hillary Mantel, Jean Rhys etc have raised the different issues and facets of womanhood. They have focused on what it means to be an emancipated woman in the male dominated and patriarchal society. This book in all probability is one of the finest books that critically examine and bring together the best of major authors in feminine world of British writings. The book has gathered almost all the iconoclasts of British female writings and it involves the writing experience of prominent British female authors on various feminine consequences that have taken place in the history of Britain and dealt with different feminine issues. This book ensembles new perspective with refreshing and insightful ventures on different female issues as motherhood, social conflicts, marriage, female conundrum, feminine dichotomy, androgynous women characters etc in the writing of British female authors. This book will be remarkably instrumental in debating and deliberating the issues of feminism and will have far reaching influence in promoting and persuading academicians, critics and young researchers to turn their attention to facilitate their dues they deserve.

Table of Contents

The Conundrum of Feminism in Doris Lessing?s Fiction Ellen Peel 1 Male Female Dichotomy and the Reconciliation in the Exotic Zones: The Commanding Theme in Doris Lessing?s The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five B. N. Gaikwad 22 Literary Reformers as East West Representators: Doris Lessing from England and Chalam From India (Traces of Autonomy, Self-creation, and the woman protagonist figure in Chalam and Lessing) S. D. Sasi Kiran 35 Breaking the Notions of Conventional Motherhood in Doris Lessing?s Novels with Specific Reference of Martha Quest and The Golden Notebook Ambalika Biswas 47 Feminine Ideologies in the Writing of Doris Lessing?s A Proper Marriage and Margaret Drabble?s The Waterfall Vivekanand Jha and Ajit Kumar 62 Emily Bronte: The Metaphysics of Feminism and the Male Voice S. M. Yahiya Ibrahim 75 Writing Possibilities: On George Eliot?s Feminism in Middlemarch Basudhara Roy 98 Style as Substance: The Development of Virginia Woolf?s Style as an Expression of Her Feminist Philosophy Oran Ryan 111 Gender and Class Oppression in Jane Austen?s Pride and Prejudice Chung Chin-Yi 128 Angela Carter?s The Passion of New Eve: A Study of Gender, Transgender and the Grotesque C. G. Shyamala 141 Women Regaining the Control of Their Lives: A Study of Selected Novels of Margaret Drabble Manasa Rai 156 Feminine Sensibility in Margaret Drabble?s The Millstone Syed Ahmad Raja Abidi 171 Muriel Spark?s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ? The Quintessence of Narcisstic and Ego-Centric Teaching C. Vinodhini 185 Voice of ?she? and Dimensions of Awareness in Muriel Spark?s The Comforters, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Driver?s Seat Abhisarika Prajapati 194 Feminine World of Katherine Mansfield Anisa G. Mujawar 208 Katherine Mansfield?s ?The Fly?: A Feminist Reading Amrita Basu Roy Chowdhury 219 Religious Satire in Jeanette Winterson?s Oranges are Not the only Fruit Chung Chin-Yi 230 A Study of Jeanette Winterson?s Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit in The Light of Queer Theory Syed Ahmad Raza 241 Femininity: A Chick Lit Perspective On Helen Fielding?s Bridget Jones?s Diary Aswathi. M. P 257 Magic Women, Magic Mothers & Bohemian ?Witchness?: The Chiaroscuro of Joanne Harris?s Magical Realism Kaustav Kundu 271 Family as a Patriarchal Institution in Jean Rhys? Wide Sargasso Sea Ajit Kumar 286 The Issues of Women in Hillary Mantel?s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies Bhakti Vaishnav 299

Specifications of Feminine Issues - In the Writing of British Female Authors (English) (Hardcover)

PublisherVL Media Solutions
Number of Pages326 Pages
Publication Year2015