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To speak or be silent; the paradox of disobedience in the lives of women

By: Ross, Lena B (ed)
Material type: TextTextWilmette, IL Chiron Publications c1993Description: xxiv, 262p.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-933029-68-3Subject(s): Women in Literature | Women--Mythology | Eve (Biblical Figure) | Indians of North America--Women | Women, Bedouin | Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Canterbury tales | Tales--Psychological Aspects | Bronte, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Jane Eyre | Women in Literature (Black African Women) | Arabic literature--Women authors | Ravikovitch, Dahlia | Women in Indic Literature | Shadow (Psychology) | Women Authors (South American) | Women Authors (South African) | Medea | Mabinogion | Suchieh | Women in Literature (Chinese) | Woolf, Virginia. 1882-1941 | Women in Literature (Arab) | Women in Literature (Chicana) | Women in Literature (African American Women) | Delilah (Biblical Figure) | Music and LiteratureLOC classification: PN56.W6 T6 1993
Contents:
Contents: Eve: reflection on the psychology of the first disobedient woman, p3-12.. Before the fall(s): Native American women and the concept of disobedience, p13-24.. Analyzing resistance: Bedouin women's discourses, p25-36.. (Chaucer: Canterbury Tales) Strategies of defiance: the quest of the wife of Bath, p39-47.. Stepping off the path: disobedience and story-making in ' Little Red-Cap'. A variation of Little Red Riding Hood., p48-61.. Fairy Tale : Snow White : see index.. (Bronte, Charlotte) 'Speak I must': Jane Eyre and the discourse of disobedience, p62-74.. To speak or be spoken: some women in African literature, p75-84.. Apple, Nabila, and Ramza: Arab women's narratives of resistance, p85-96.. Staying in the place of danger: the disobedient, poetic 'I' of Dahlia Ravikovitch, p97-108.. Women who disobey: examples from India, p111-19.. (Shadow) The whirlwind and the spiral: state-sponsored terror and psychic resistance in Marta Traba's Mothers and Shadows, p120-29.. Medea's fiery chariot, p143-59.. Some archetypal foundations of self-spite in the Welsh Mabinogion, p160-76.. Suchieh: the untamed shrew of Hsing-shih Yin-yuan, p177-85 (Chinese). Virginia Woolf: the tragedy of unconscious disobedience, p186-94.. (Arab) Princess of resolution: the emergence of Al-Amira Dhat al-Himma, p197-209.. From Coatlicue to Dona Luz: Mitotes in Chicana literature, p210-25.. Lye throwers and lovely renegades: the road from bitch to hero for black women in fiction and poetry, p226-38.. Forbidden words-enchanting song: the treatment of Delilah in literature and music, p239-49.
Abstract: 'These essays offer a necessary compensation from a perspective that allows the voice of the feminine to be heard, with a sound that resonates as disobedience in the dominant patrifocal culture.'
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Contents: Eve: reflection on the psychology of the first disobedient woman, p3-12.. Before the fall(s): Native American women and the concept of disobedience, p13-24.. Analyzing resistance: Bedouin women's discourses, p25-36.. (Chaucer: Canterbury Tales) Strategies of defiance: the quest of the wife of Bath, p39-47.. Stepping off the path: disobedience and story-making in ' Little Red-Cap'. A variation of Little Red Riding Hood., p48-61.. Fairy Tale : Snow White : see index.. (Bronte, Charlotte) 'Speak I must': Jane Eyre and the discourse of disobedience, p62-74.. To speak or be spoken: some women in African literature, p75-84.. Apple, Nabila, and Ramza: Arab women's narratives of resistance, p85-96.. Staying in the place of danger: the disobedient, poetic 'I' of Dahlia Ravikovitch, p97-108.. Women who disobey: examples from India, p111-19.. (Shadow) The whirlwind and the spiral: state-sponsored terror and psychic resistance in Marta Traba's Mothers and Shadows, p120-29.. Medea's fiery chariot, p143-59.. Some archetypal foundations of self-spite in the Welsh Mabinogion, p160-76.. Suchieh: the untamed shrew of Hsing-shih Yin-yuan, p177-85 (Chinese). Virginia Woolf: the tragedy of unconscious disobedience, p186-94.. (Arab) Princess of resolution: the emergence of Al-Amira Dhat al-Himma, p197-209.. From Coatlicue to Dona Luz: Mitotes in Chicana literature, p210-25.. Lye throwers and lovely renegades: the road from bitch to hero for black women in fiction and poetry, p226-38.. Forbidden words-enchanting song: the treatment of Delilah in literature and music, p239-49.

'These essays offer a necessary compensation from a perspective that allows the voice of the feminine to be heard, with a sound that resonates as disobedience in the dominant patrifocal culture.'

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