Karen Blixen | Critical Essay by Ros Ballaster

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Karen Blixen.
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Critical Essay by Ros Ballaster

SOURCE: Ballaster, Ros. “Wild Nights and Buried Letters: The Gothic ‘Unconscious’ of Feminist Criticism.” In Modern Gothic: A Reader, edited by Victor Sage and Allan Lloyd Smith, pp. 58-70. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996.

In the following essay, Ballaster discusses “The Monkey” as a work of female Gothic literature.

“As dream or nightmare, or both at once, [sexuality] reigns in our lives as an anarchic force, refusing to be chastened and tamed by sense or conscience to a sentence in a revolutionary manifesto.”1 Cora Kaplan here announces the “agenda” of feminism in its “second-wave” from 1970 onwards, the attempt to analyse the role of sexuality as the key to both the oppression and liberation of women. That her pursuit of...

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