Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers
Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers by -
Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers Author: -
Title: Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers
ISBN: 0817312676
ISBN13: 978-0817312671
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Pages: 176 pages
Publisher: University Alabama Press; 2 edition (February 26, 2003)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1507 kb
Size EPUB version: 1732 kb
Subcategory: History & Criticism




This study adapts Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the grotesque, as well as gender and psychoanalytic theory, to the major works of the southern writer Carson McCullers. The author argues that McCullers' work has too often suffered under the pall of narrow gothic interpretations.