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Androgyny in Modern Literature

Androgyny in Modern Literature (Hardback)

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Androgyny in Modern Literature engages with the ways in which the trope of androgyny has shifted during the late nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. Alchemical, platonic, sexological, psychological and decadent representations of androgyny have provided writers with an icon which has been appropriated in diverse ways. This fascinating new study traces different revisions of the psycho-sexual, embodied, cultural and feminist fantasies and repudiations of this unstable but enduring trope across a broad range of writers from the fin de siecle to the present.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theory Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 10/11/2004 ISBN-13: 9781403902009  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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TRACY HARGREAVES teaches modern and contemporary literature in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK

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