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Ambiguity and apophatic bodies in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body

McAvan, E. (2011) Ambiguity and apophatic bodies in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 52 (4). pp. 434-443.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2010.504975
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Abstract

In this article, I read Jeanette Winterson's novel Written on the Body in relation to Christian and deconstructionist concepts of negative theology. I argue that the impossibly gender undeclared narrator of the novel transforms the sexual relations of the novel into something simultaneously transcendent and immanent.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Heldref Publications
Copyright: © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/5340
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