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.
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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.
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