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By Susan Sellers

Myth and Fairytale in modern Women's Fiction explores modern women's rewritings of fable and fairy story. It examines the character and position of fable, reviewing present theories in an try to clarify the continued efficiency of legendary paradigms in modern women's fiction regardless of the distorted photographs of gender they regularly current. to demonstrate this, the e-book deals a sequence of readings of texts via a variety of modern ladies writers whose fictions draw on, interrogate, or transform mythic types, together with A.S. Byatt, Michele Roberts and Angela Carter.

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