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The Unsociable Sociability of Women’s Lifewriting

  • Editors
  • Anne Collett
  • Louise D’Arcens

About this book

Introduction

By investigating women lifewriters' complex quest to distinguish themselves both within and from institutions and communities, this volume uses Kant's concept of unsociable sociability to formulate a divided sense of self at the heart of women's lifewriting, offering a provocative response to the notion of the relational female subject.

Keywords

culture fiction gender novel women

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