Jeanette Winterson by Sonya AndermahrJeanette Winterson by Sonya Andermahr

Jeanette Winterson

bySonya Andermahr

Paperback | November 25, 2008

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In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of all Winterson's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has received.
SONYA ANDERMAHR is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton, UK. She has written widely on contemporary British and American women's writing.  Previous publications include A Glossary of Feminist Theory, co-authored with Terry Lovell and Carol Wolkowitz and Jeanette Winterson: A Contemporary Critical Guide.
Title:Jeanette WintersonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pagesPublished:November 25, 2008Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230507611

ISBN - 13:9780230507616


Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION Timeline.- Introduction.- A Biographical Reading.- PART II: MAJOR WORKS Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry.- Written on the Body, Art and Lies and Gut Symmetries.- The Powerbook, Lighthousekeeping and Weight .- PART III: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS Author Interview.- Other Writing.- Critical Reception.- Notes.- Selected Further Reading.- Bibliography.- Index.