Drewery, Claire.

Modernist short fiction by women : the liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf / by Claire Drewery. - Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011. - vii, 150 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the liminal aesthetic in the modernist short story -- The journey not the arrival: pilgrimage as a modernist liminal metaphor -- Beyond the rite of passage: "impossible" mourning as an aesthetic of disunity -- The death of the other: dying, mortality, and the textual body -- The modernist uncanny tradition: mysticism, metaphysics and the psychological -- The "inner life" as liminal discourse -- Out of the ordinary: the revelatory moment as a liminal space.

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Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 --Criticism and interpretation.
Richardson, Dorothy M. 1873-1957 --Criticism and interpretation.
Sinclair, May--Criticism and interpretation.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 --Criticism and interpretation.

English fiction--Women authors--History and criticism.
Short stories, English--History and criticism.
Liminality in literature.
Modernism (Literature)--Great Britain.

PR116 / .D74 2011

823.01099287 / D776

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