Literary couplings : writing couples, collaborators, and the construction of authorship / edited by Marjorie Stone and Judith Thompson
- Prologue: signs of the times: five snapshots of contemporary authorship -- Contexts and heterotexts: a theoretical and historical introduction / Marjorie Stone & Judith Thompson -- I. Early modern "coupled worke" -- "Warpe" and "webb" in the Sidney Psalms: the "coupled worke" of the Countess of Pembroke and Sir Philip Sidney / Patricia Demers -- Constructing an adventure and negotiating for narrative control: Johnson and Boswell in the Hebrides / John B. Radner -- II. Romantic joint labour -- Editing Minervas: William Godwin's liminal maneuvres in Mary Wollstonecraft's Wrongs of woman / Gerard Goggin -- Home at Grasmere again: revising the family in Dove Cottage / Anne D. Wallace -- "The body of my father's writings": Sara Coleridge's genial labour / Alison Hickey -- III. Victorian complementarities and crosscurrents -- "Singing song for song": the Brownings "in the poetic relation" / Corinne Davies & Marjorie Stone -- Collaboration and collusion: two Victorian writing couples and their orientalist texts / Jill Matus -- "An uninterrupted current": homoeroticism and collaborative authorship in Teleny / Robert Gray & Christopher Keep -- IV. Literary modernity: mythmakers and muses -- Courting the Muse: Dorothy Wellesley and W. B. Yeats / Lisa Harper -- Not Elizabeth to his Ralegh: Laura Riding, Robert Graves and origins of the white goddess / Amber Vogel -- V. Writing back: postcolonial and contemporary contestation and retrospection -- Competing versions of a love story: Mircea Eliade and Maitreyi Devi / Rebecca Carpenter -- "Your sentence was mine too": reading Sylvia Plath in Ted Hughes's Birthday letters / Sarah Churchwell -- Crowding the garrett: women's collaborative writing and the problematics of space / Lorraine York -- Taking joint stock: a critical survey of scholarship on literary couples and collaboration / Marjorie Stone & Judith Thompson.
- 0299217604 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-359) and index.
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