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Jeanette Winterson

A Contemporary Critical Guide

by Sonya Andermahr

  • 297 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • General,
  • Study guides, home study & revision notes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11454940M
    ISBN 100826492746
    ISBN 109780826492746

      The scene of that work’s conception—Lake Geneva, —is where Winterson begins her reimagining of science fiction’s ur-text. Mary Shelley herself is the narrator. Keenly observant, sensitive without being fragile, and utterly unashamed of her own sexuality, Winterson’s (Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, , etc.) Shelley is a Author: Jeanette Winterson. Frankissstein: A Love Story is a novel by Jeanette was published on 28 May by Jonathan Cape. The novel employs speculative fiction and historical fiction to reimagine Mary Shelley's classic novel Frankenstein (). The story switches between Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein in Geneva, Switzerland in and the story of Ry Shelley, a Born: 27 August (age 60), .

      The title will tell you that Jeanette Winterson's new novel takes its cue from Mary Shelley's classic, Frankenstein, but we asked her why .   In Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a cover story, a painful past written over and repainted. It was a story of survival.4/5(K).

      In her new reworking, Jeanette Winterson takes formal as well as thematic inspiration from Shelley’s work. Frankissstein shares with its source text an intricate narrative structure and a preoccupation with both the origins of life and the things that make life worth living. It is no pale imitation though.3/4(31).   I was disappointed with this book, as some of Jeanette Winterson's books are in my but I found this one unengaging through the first %. The style of writing just didn't grab me, and at the beginning I was only reading to find out what happened/5().


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