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Alison Light - Inside History: From Popular Fiction to Life-Writing

Alison Light


Inside History addresses a number of the central preoccupations within feminist cultural criticism since the 1970s: the nature of writing by women and what women writers might or might not share; the place of such writing in any literary history or cultural analysis; the politics of popular culture and the question of pleasure; women’s relation to ideas of national identity, especially Englishness, and other forms of belonging; and finally, their contribution to life-writing. The volume offers a lively, wide-ranging way into feminist debates, touching on a number of major authors including Ali ... More

Keywords: Cultural politics, Feminism, National identity, Life-writing, Women’s writing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474481557
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alison Light, author
University College London