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Title:
Jeanette Winterson : Oranges are not the only fruit, The passion, Sexing the cherry, The powerbook
Author:
Reynolds, Margaret, 1957-
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Publication Information:
London : Vintage, 2003.

©2002
Physical Description:
vi, 173 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780099437673
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Book

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Summary

Summary

In "Vintage Living Texts", teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Jeanette Winterson. It is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Jeanette Winterson, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide deals with Winterson's themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.


Author Notes

The Series Editors of Vintage Living Texts have, between them, more than thirty years teaching experience at senior school and undergraduate level. Their association with Vintage - and with the Vintage authors - guarantees a series that is lively and informative and fun.


Table of Contents

Vintage Living Texts: Preface
About this seriesp. 1
Contentp. 1
How to use this seriesp. 2
Who are these books for?p. 3
Jeanette Winterson
Introductionp. 5
Interview with Jeanette Wintersonp. 11
Vintage Living Texts
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Reading guidesp. 33
Reading activities: detailed analysisp. 35
Contexts, comparisons and complementary readingsp. 57
The Passion
Reading guidesp. 65
Reading activities: detailed analysisp. 67
Contexts, comparisons and complementary readingsp. 84
Sexing the Cherry
Reading guidesp. 91
Reading activities: detailed analysisp. 93
Contexts, comparisons and complementary readingsp. 118
The PowerBook
Reading guidesp. 127
Reading activities: detailed analysisp. 129
Contexts, comparisons and complementary readingsp. 148
Vintage Living Texts: Reference
Critical overviewp. 157
Selected extracts from reviewsp. 161
Glossary of literary terms used in this bookp. 166
Biographical outlinep. 169
Select bibliographyp. 171