Author Chester, Gail
Title In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory) : Writing As a Feminist
Imprint New York : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (249 pages)
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Series Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory Ser
Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory Ser
Note Intro -- IN OTHER WORDS Writing as a feminist -- Copyright -- In Other Words Writing as a feminist -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: writing as a feminist -- Part One What Women Write -- Imaginary ape or The one-eyed monkey answers questions -- Poetry - who cares? -- The controversial feminist -- A double knot on the peeny -- I tell my 3 year old she's real . . . : writing lesbian-feminist children's books -- Women and fiction: how we present ourselves and others -- Meandering towards an ordinary job -- The art of non-fiction (or the social construction of aesthetic divisions) -- Lesbian sexuality: joining the dots -- Writing erotica -- Part Two Taking Control -- Lessons of history: beyond the male-stream classroom -- Working in the word factory -- Producing a feminist magazine -- They tried to rip me off -- Why there's a light-box where my typewriter should be - being a feminist publisher -- I am a feminist and a journalist . . . -- Translating as a feminist -- What the hell is feminist editing? -- Part Three Writing About Ourselves -- T. S. Eliot never called himself a clerk -- Writing for my mother -- On being a late starter -- Writing as a lesbian mother -- Words are weapons -- Leaving it 'til later -- An apology -- Writing as an Irish woman in England -- Class conflicts -- Young, gifted and getting there -- Imprisoning vision: towards a non-visualist language -- Part Four Support and Communication -- Making connections: the collective working experience -- Writer/worker/feminist -- Not chance but a community: women and élitism in poetry -- Women like us -- Broadening visions -- Voice -- The script: a scene for four female characters -- Resources section
This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change - all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements. The contributors come from very different backgrounds: some, like Sara Maitland, Rosemary Manning, Anna Livia, Suniti Namjoshi, are well known. Others are unpublished. In Other Words will provide practical support and encouragement for any woman who writes
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Chester, Gail In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory) : Writing As a Feminist New York : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9780415638296
Subject Women and literature -- Great Britain.;Feminism and literature -- Great Britain
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