Misreading Anita Brookner : aestheticism, intertextuality, and the queer nineteenth century /

Anita Brookner was known for writing boring books about lonely, single women. Misreading Anita Brookner unlocks the mysteries of the Brookner heroine by creating entirely new ways to read six Brookner novels. Drawing on diverse intertextual sources, Peta Mayer illustrates how Brookner's solitar...

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Main Author: Mayer, Peta (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2020.
Series:Liverpool English texts and studies ; 80.
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Summary:Anita Brookner was known for writing boring books about lonely, single women. Misreading Anita Brookner unlocks the mysteries of the Brookner heroine by creating entirely new ways to read six Brookner novels. Drawing on diverse intertextual sources, Peta Mayer illustrates how Brookner's solitary twentieth-century women can also be seen as variations of queer nineteenth-century male artist archetypes.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781789624700
1789624703
9781789629927
1789629926