Notions of the feminine [electronic resource] : literary essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan / Mark Axelrod
- Axelrod, Mark
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (105 pages)
- Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1 "Pale Whore, Pale Writer": Is There Punishment for the Crime?; 2 "Blushes & Flushes": Anna Karenina's Shameful Physiology; 3 Women in Love: D.H. Lawrence's Paean to Misogyny; 4 The Virgin and the Gipsy: D.H. Lawrence's Paean to Misogyny; 5 Ugly Hairy Mounds, Fierce Hairy Armpits, and Sewer-Like Menstruations: Women as Vulgar Commodity in Fuentes's The Old Gringo; 6 Mediazation and Marginalization of the Feminine in Böll's Lost Honor of Katharina Blum.
- Approaching the question of how male novelists perceive their female characters, this collection of creative yet analytic literary essays unwinds the complexities of male authorship versus narration. Mark Axelrod looks at a wide range of male authors including Fydor Dostoevsky, D.H. Lawrence, Carlos Fuentes, and the theories of Jacques Lacan.
- 9781137502933 electronic bk.
1137502932 electronic bk.
- 7 Gazing from the Inside: Lacan and an Endocrinological Notion of the Male "Gaze"Index.
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