Describes how four 20th-century women writers have inherited and adapted a tradition of American romance. Analyzing fiction by Faulkner and others, this work goes on to explain how women have updated the genre to include alternatives to matriarchal (as well as patriarchal) constructions.1 1 Millicent Bell, aquot;The Obliquity of Signs: The Scarlet Letteraquot; in Critical Essays on Hawthornea#39;s The Scarlet Letter, ed. David B. Kesterton (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1988), 157-69. See also Steven C. Scheer, Pious Impostures and Unproven Words:anbsp;...
|Author||:||E. Miller Budick|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1994|