TITLE

Hopeful Grief: The Prospect of a Postmodernist Feminism in Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina

AUTHOR(S)
King, Vincent
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Southern Literary Journal;Fall2000, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p122
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses postmodern feminism in Dorothy Allison's book 'Bastard Out of Carolina.' Portrayal of a South Carolina family besieged by poverty, violence and incest; Chapters that appear to have little connection to each other; Prevention of the novel from exploiting the subject of incest; How Allison has made reinvented the incest story.
ACCESSION #
3989770

 

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