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Title Creating safe space : violence and women's writing / edited by Tomoko Kuribayashi and Julie Tharp.
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c1998.
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 Floor4  PS147 .C74 1998    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, 239 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and indexes.
Contents I stand here naked, and best dressed in theory: feminist re-fashionings of academic discourse / Brenda Daly -- The solace of separation: feminist theory, autobiography, Edith Wharton, and me / Susan L. Woods -- Fighting back on paper and in real life: sexual abuse narratives and the creation of safe space / Sonia C. Apgar -- Incest and rage in Charlotte Brontë's novelettes / Susan Anne Carlson -- Safe space or danger zone?: incest and the paradox of writing in Woolf's life / Diana L. Swanson -- "One need not be a chamber--to be haunted": Emily Dickinson's haunted space / Mary Jo Dondlinger -- "There is no home there": re(his)tor(iciz)ing captivity and the other in Spofford's "Circumstance" / Lisa Logan -- "Entirely unprotected": Rebecca Ketcham's trail diary / Mary Sylwester -- Safe space and storytelling: Willa Cather's Shadows on the rock / Linda K. Karell -- The Chicana girl writes her way in and out: space and bilingualism in Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street / Tomoko Kuribayashi -- Abuse and its pleasures: compensatory fantasy in the popular fiction of Anne Rice / Annalee Newitz -- On blues, autobiography, and performative utterance: the jouissance of Alberta Hunter / Kari J. Winter -- "In the center of my body is a rift": trauma and recovery in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Itsuka / Julie Tharp.
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Child abuse in literature.
Sex crimes in literature.
Feminism and literature.
Violence in literature.
Women -- Crimes against.
Incest in literature.
Related Names Kuribayashi, Tomoko.
Tharp, Julie Ann.
Alternate Title Violence and women's writing
ISBN 0791435636 (alk. paper)
0791435644 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 36315850