Jeanette Winterson by Sonya AndermahrJeanette Winterson by Sonya Andermahr

Jeanette Winterson

bySonya Andermahr

Paperback | December 15, 2008

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This book provides students with an introduction to the work of Jeanette Winterson, and places her fiction in a clear historical, critical and theoretical context. It starts by exploring Winterson's biography, looking particularly at her relationship between her life, work and media presence. It then moves through discussion of each of the Winterson's novels, analysing her work in the context of postmodern, feminist, queer and Bakhtinian theories and also examining her experimentation with fictional form and technique. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of Winterson's work and an overview of the critical reception this has provoked.

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SONYA ANDERMAHR is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton. She co-authored A Glossary of Feminist Theory (Edward Arnold) and has a lot of experience of writing on and teaching Winterson's work.
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Title:Jeanette WintersonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.44 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230507611

ISBN - 13:9780230507616

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Table of Contents

Timeline * Introduction * Author Biography * The 1980s: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry * The 1990s: Written on the Body, Art Objects and Art and Lies * and GUT Symmetries * The 2000s:The Powerbook and Lighthousekeeping * Interview with Jeanette Winterson * The Critical Reception of Winterson's Work * Winterson's Other Work and Adaptations * Selected Further Reading