"On the Subject of the Feminist Business"

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altIg-On the subject of the feminist business-: Re-Reading Flannery O'Connor is a groundbreaking collection of critical essays that responds to mainstream feminist theory in approaching O'Connor's fiction. These innovative readings provide a fresh reappraisal of O'Connor's work, revealing how she defies the patriarchal Southern culture in which she lived with brilliantly subversive depictions of the women who inhabited her world.qMargaret D. Bauer re-reads aquot;A Stroke of Good Fortuneaquot; and aquot;Good Country Peopleaquot; and re-views the body of criticism dealing with these stories from a feminist ... Dawn Keetley foregrounds such violence in her reading of aquot;A Good Man Is Hard to Find.aquot; Keetley reads the second part of the story as the Grandmothera#39;s fantasy, her dream of escape from the oppressive restraints of a familial/social structureanbsp;...

Title:"On the Subject of the Feminist Business"
Author:Teresa Caruso
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2004


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