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Seduction and Betrayal

Book Specification

Binding Paperback
Language English
Number Of Pages 224
Author Elizabeth Hardwick
Publisher Faber & Faber
Isbn-10 0571347002
Isbn-13 9780571347001
Dimension 12.9*1.3*19.81

Seduction and Betrayal

Elizabeth Hardwick's Seduction and Betrayal

Elizabeth Hardwick's iconic essay collection Seduction and Betrayal is a radical portrait of women and literature, reissued with a new introduction by Deborah Levy. 'Hardwick's sentences are burned in my brain.' - Susan Sontag Sidelined. Betrayed. Killed off. Elizabeth Hardwick dissects the history of women and literature. In her most virtuoso work of criticism, she explores the lives of the Brontes, Woolf, Eliot and Plath; the fate of literary wives such as Zelda Fitzgerald and Jane Carlyle; and the destinies of fictional heroines from Richardson's Clarissa to Ibsen's Nora. With fierce empathy and biting wit, Hardwick mines their childhoods, families, and personalities to probe the costs of sex, love, and marriage. Shattering the barrier between writing and life, she asks who is the seducer and who the seduced; who the victim and who the victor. First published in 1974, yet both urgently timely and timeless, Seduction and Betrayal explodes the conventions of the essay: and the result is nothing less than a reckoning.

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Why you should read Seduction and Betrayal by Elizabeth Hardwick

This book has been written by Elizabeth Hardwick, who has written books like The Dolphin Letters, 1970-1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle,Seduction and Betrayal,The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick. The books are written in Biographies & Autobiographies,Journalism,Essays category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Journalism. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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The Dolphin Letters, 1970-1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle Hardcover English
Seduction and Betrayal Paperback English
The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick Paperback English

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