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Palgrave Macmillan

Jeanette Winterson

ISBN 9780230507609
Publication Date December 2008
Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series New British Fiction

In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of all Winterson's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has received.

SONYA ANDERMAHR is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton, UK. She has written widely on contemporary British and American women's writing.  Previous publications include A Glossary of Feminist Theory, co-authored with Terry Lovell and Carol Wolkowitz and Jeanette Winterson: A Contemporary Critical Guide.


PART I: INTRODUCTION
Timeline
Introduction
A Biographical Reading
PART II: MAJOR WORKS 
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry
Written on the Body, Art and Lies and Gut Symmetries
The Powerbook, Lighthousekeeping and Weight
PART III: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS 
Author Interview
Other Writing
Critical Reception
Notes
Selected Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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