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Plain and Ugly Janes: The Rise of the Ugly Woman in Contemporary American Fiction

Charlotte M. Wright
Format
Book
Published
New York : Garland Pub., 2000.
Language
English
Series
Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory
ISBN
0815336527 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part 1 Nature of Ugliness
  • Chapter 1. Nineteenth-Century Precedents: Old Maids in the Works of Louisa May Alcott / Rose Terry Cooke, Rebecca Harding Davis 3
  • Chapter 2. Descriptions of Ugliness: Twentieth-Century Examples 13
  • Part 2 Consequences of Ugliness
  • Chapter 3. Effect of Ugliness on the Self 25
  • Chapter 4. Effect of Ugliness on Relations with Others 35
  • Part 3 Ugly Women in Contemporary American Fiction
  • Chapter 5. Adjusting the Stereotype / Flannery O'Connor, Deborah Eisenberg, Alison Lurie, Ann Tyler, Leon Rooke, Doris Betts, Anne Beattie, Tess Gallagher, Russell Banks, Barry Hannah 49
  • Chapter 6. Anger, Sex and Fate / Katherine Anne Porter, Lorrie Moore, Alice Walker, Sarah Bird 73
  • Chapter 7. Rise of the Ugly Woman / Barbara Rex, Louise Erdrich, Peter S. Beagle, Alice Walker, Katherine Dunn, Rebecca Goldstein 97
  • Chapter 8. Becoming Something Powerful: The Ugly Woman as Hero 117.
Description
xiii, 136 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-130) and index.
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