Polymorphous Domesticities : Pets, Bodies, and Desire in Four Modern Writers.

Polymorphous Domesticities maps out the play of gender, sexuality, and alternative forms of domesticity in the works of four modern European and American writers--Edith Wharton, Djuna Barnes, Colette, and J.R. Ackerley. What these four writers have in common is a defiance of patriarchal paradigms in...

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Main Author: Schiesari, Juliana
Format: eBook
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Series:FlashPoints Ser.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Re-Visions of Diana in Edith Wharton; 2. Colette at Home; 3. Romancing the Beast: J.R. Ackerley's Dog Days and the Meaning of Sex; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography.