Title A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Woman: The Writer As Heroine In American Literature.
Book Condition Softcover. Very good condition.
Edition First Paperback Edition, Second Printing.
Publisher Frederick Unger Publishing Company, New York:
0804462887 / 9780804462884
Seller ID 29147X1
Delves deeply into six novels by American women, ranging from Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall (1855) to Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (1963). She has much to say about women artists'unwitting acceptance of the prevailing view of themselves as an aberration, and she looks to what the future may hold. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Linda Huf, American Fiction, Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, Fanny Fern, Ruth Hall, Women Authors, Stephen Dedalus, Sylvia Tennenbaum, Carson McCullers, James Joyce, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Kate Chopin, Literary Criticism).