Golden Chapels and Dark Wells: New Figurations of Women's Spirituality and Sexuality in Michèle Roberts' Novel 'Impossible Saints'

By Valentina Castagna.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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The focus of this paper is on the representations of women's spirituality and sexuality in the fiction of the feminist writer Michèle Roberts.

Keywords: Women's Studies, Rewriting, Sexuality, Spirituality

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.189-196. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.790MB).

Ms Valentina Castagna

PhD student at the University of Palermo and Salerno, Visiting Research Student at the Birkbeck College (London), Valentina Castagna works on the rewriting of texts by female mystics and Victorian fiction in contemporary women writers. Among her works “Empowering Paradigms in Feminist Fiction” in Interactions (Fall, 2004), “Poisoned/Poisonous Cityscapes and the Search for the Self in Michèle Roberts’s The Book of Mrs Noah” (Proceedgins, 20th AIA Conference). With D. Corona and A. Rizzo she has edited M. Drabble, M. Roberts, M. Warner, Saggi e interviste su riscrittura e romance, 2005.


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