Gendered Narrative Subjectivity Some Hungarian and American Women Writers

by Edit Zsadanyi

Gendered Narrative Subjectivity Some Hungarian and American Women Writers Synopsis

This book wants to make Hungarian women writers accessible to an English-speaking public and presents interpretations of Hungarian and American literary texts by writers such as Margit Kaffka, Anna Lesznai, Jolan Foeldes, Zsuzsa Rakovszky, Agata Gordon, Virag Erdos, Zsuzsa Forgacs, Alaine Polcz, Gertrude Stein, Kathy Acker and Jhumpa Lahiri. In literary narratives it is possible to represent female political interests in a decentered narrative subjectivity. The book illustrates that literary narratives readily accept the contradictory nature of identity issues and create an exciting and complex network of articulating female voices.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783631663769
Publication date: 28th September 2015
Author: Edit Zsadanyi
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 149 pages
Categories: Literary studies: general,

About Edit Zsadanyi

Edit Zsadanyi is Associate Professor at the Cultural Studies Department of Eoetvoes Lorand University of Budapest, Hungary. Her fields of research are 20th Century Hungarian and American literature, with a particular emphasis on Cultural Theory and Gender Studies.

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