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Author Staniland, Emma

Title Women and Water in Global Fiction
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2020


Description 1 online resource (255 p.)
Series Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment Ser
Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment Ser
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction. Women and Water -- Mapping a Fluid Terrain -- Part One Mythologies and Spiritualities of Water -- 1 The Atlantis Effect: Aquatic Invocations and the (Re)Claiming of Women's Space in the Works and Archives of Gloria Anzaldúa, tatiana de la tierra, and Lydia Cabrera -- 2 Connecting Women Through Water: Nalo Hopkinson's The Salt Roads (2003) as Matrifocal Speculative Fiction
3 Grottoes and Mermaids: Fairy Tales and Transformations in Marie Nimier's Sirène (1985) and La Plage (2016) -- 4 "Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink": Spiritual Renewal Through Destruction in Jewell Parker Rhodes's Hurricane (2011) -- Part Two Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans -- 5 Of Deserts and Oceans: Spaces of Womanhood in the Work of Malika Mokeddem -- 6 Re-writing the Colonial River: Fabienne Bayet-Charlton's Watershed (2005) and Murray River Narratives -- 7 Ko wai koe? Identity and Water in Contemporary Women's Writing From Aotearoa New Zealand
8 Time and Tide: Topographies of Trauma in Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland (2013) -- 9 Watery Subjectivities: Exploring Female Somali Diasporic Experiences of the Sea in Cristina Ali Farah's Little Mother (2011) and "A Dhow Is Crossing the Sea" (2011) -- Part Three Metaphors of Liquidity -- 10 Flowing Along Endlessly: Banana Yoshimoto's Female Protagonists and Water's Guiding Force -- 11 Women, Water, and the House Built on Sand: Tropes of Liquidity in the Feminist Latin American Dictatorship Novel -- Cristina Peri Rossi's The Ship of Fools (1984) and Diamela Eltit's The Fourth World (1988)
12 Water Metaphors as Communication Structures in Astrid H. Roemer's Was getekend (Was Marked) (1998) -- Index
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Women in literature
Water in literature
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781000621464