The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novel, 1722-1782

The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novel, 1722-1782

Nancy K. Miller / Sep 27, 2020
The Heroine s Text Readings in the French and English Novel None
  • Title: The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novel, 1722-1782
  • Author: Nancy K. Miller
  • ISBN: 9780231049108
  • Page: 319
  • Format: Hardcover
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      • Nancy K. Miller

        Nancy K Miller is the author or editor of than a dozen books, most recently What They Saved Pieces of a Jewish Past, winner of the Jewish Journal Prize for 2012, and the story of a quest to recreate her family s lost history A well known feminist scholar, Miller has published family memoirs, personal essays, and literary criticism She is a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she teaches classes in memoir, graphic novel, and women s studies.Miller lectures widely, both nationally and internationally, and her work is anthologized in popular volumes on autobiography and collections of feminist essays She also co edits the Gender and Culture series at Columbia University Press, which she co founded in 1983 with the late Carolyn Heilbrun.After graduating from Barnard College, Miller sailed to Paris to study French literature and complete a master s degree Already in love with the city from movies and novels, she hoped to create a new, sophisticated identity for her twenty year old, nice New York Jewish girl self Several years of adventures and misadventures later, including marriage to an American ex pat, Miller returned to New York minus the husband but ready to reinvent herself as an academic and writer.Her new book forthcoming from Seal, Fall 2013 describes that odyssey.


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    1. Having read some wonderful critical pieces by this author, I was a bit disappointed in this My disappointment, I think, stems from the age of the criticism it s quite old published in 1980 so to do with when I ve read it rather than any fault of the author and also the fact that the author herself admits that she has not done a comprehensive job in looking at the Text s Heroine of 18th century literature As she correctly points out, the eighteenth century women writers were not the marginal fig [...]


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