Writing on the Wall: Selected Essays

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Pandora, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 224 pages
In a varied selection of essays, Duncker takes on the classics of European literature - from the sexual politics of Milton, to an illuminating reading of Tolstoy's War and Peace as historical fiction. she also discusses contemporary women's writing, including Angela Carter's queer gothic, nationalism and Caribbean women's writing and the politics of heterosexuality in the work of Margaret Atwood and Jenny Diski. On a more personal note, the collection closes with examinations of the role of narrative, the problems of writing and the influences that have shaped Patricia Duncher's own work.

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FICTIONS AND HISTORIES
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HOFFMANNS UNCANNY
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SEXUALITY AND CONTEMPORARY
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