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eBook Seeds of Change: Critical Essays on Barbara Kingsolver ePub

by Priscilla Leder

  • ISBN: 1572337192
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Priscilla Leder
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Univ Tennessee Press; 1 edition (September 15, 2010)
  • Pages: 299
  • ePub book: 1619 kb
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Barbara Kingsolver's books have sold millions of copies. Yet, until now, there has been relatively little scholarly analysis of her writings

Barbara Kingsolver's books have sold millions of copies. Yet, until now, there has been relatively little scholarly analysis of her writings.

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Professor Leder begins Seeds of Change with a brief critical biography that traces Kingsolver's development as a writer. Leder also includes an overview of the scholarship on Kingsolver's oeuvre. Organized by subject matter, the 14 essays in the book are divided into three sections tha deal with recurrent themes in Kingsolver's compositions: identity, social justice, and ecology.

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Seeds of Change book. Leder also includes an overview of the scholarship on Kingsolver's oeuvre

Seeds of Change book. Barbara Kingsolver's books have sold millions of copies  . The pieces in this ground-breaking volume draw upon contemporary critical al, postcolonial, feminist, and disability studies-to extend established lines of inquiry into Kingsolver's writing and to take them in new directions.

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Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood. Kingsolver earned degrees in biology at DePauw University and the University of Arizona and worked as a freelance writer before she began writing novels

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Barbara Kingsolver's books have sold millions of copies. The Poisonwood Bible was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and her work is studied in courses ranging from English-as-a-second-language classes to seminars in doctoral programs. Yet, until now, there has been relatively little scholarly analysis of her writings.Seeds of Change: Critical Essays on Barbara Kingsolver, edited by Priscilla Leder, is the first collection of essays examining the full range of Kingsolver's literary output. The articles in this groundbreaking volume provide analysis, context, and commentary on all of Kingsolver's novels, her poetry, her two essay collections, and her memoir, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life.Leder begins Seeds of Change with a brief critical biography that traces Kingsolver's development as a writer and includes an overview of the scholarship on Kingsolver's oeuvre. The book's fourteen essays are divided into three sections that explore recurrent themes in Kingsolver's work: identity, social justice, and ecology. The contributors draw upon contemporary critical approaches-ecocritical, postcolonial, feminist, and disability studiesùto extend established lines of inquiry into Kingsolver's writing and take them in new directions By comparing Kingsolver with earlier writers such as Joseph Conrad and Henry David Thoreau, the essays place her canon in literary and cultural contexts, revealing, for example, how she reworks traditional narratives such as the Western myth. They also address the more controversial aspects of her writings, examining her political advocacy and her relationship to her readers, in addition to exploring her vision of a more just and harmonious world.Fully indexed with a comprehensive works-cited section, Seeds of Change offers important insights and analysis that will deepen and broaden readers' understanding and experience of Barbara Kingsolver's work.Priscilla Leder has published articles in Mississippi Quarterly, Southern Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE), and Amerikastudien/American Studies. She is professor of English at Texas State UniversityùSan Marcos.