Women's Fiction Between the Wars

Women's Fiction Between the Wars : Mothers, Daughters and Writing

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Offering critical analyses of Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Richardson, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Elizabeth Bowen, Rose Macaulay and Jean Rhys, this work draws parallels between their work and that of female psychoanalysts Helene Deutsch, Melanie Klein and Karen Horney during the inter-war period. It combines theoretical and textual criticism within a specific historical context, and concludes that these writers look to the mother to empower them and challenges the view of the mother as a regressive influence.
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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 24mm | 470g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0748610022
  • 9780748610020