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978-0-7618-4776-2 • Paperback • August 2009 • $40.99 • (£32.00)
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Xiao-ming Yang received his MA in linguistics from Nottingham University in England and Ph. D in English from Bowling Green State University. He has taught literature, linguistics and composition at Xi'an International Studies University, Bowling Green State and Ocean County College in New Jersey. He is currently a professor of English at Ocean County College.
Part 1 PART ONE: A Room of Her Own
Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Pearl S. Buck: The Writer and Her Critics
Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Sublimity in the Character of Lily Bart in The House of MirthWho is the Real Victim-Feminist Decoding of "Rip Van Winkle"
Chapter 4 Chapter 3: A Study of the Mother-Daughter Relationship in Annie John
Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Marginalized Men in Female-Authored Novels at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Female Variation on Initiation Pattern-A Textual Analysis of The Bell Jar
Part 7 PART TWO: Through the Chinese Lens
Chapter 8 Chapter 6: Doc Ricketts: "A Fountain of Philosophy, and Science, and Art"
Chapter 9 Chapter 7: Yellow Man-An Orientalist's Peril: A Critic of Broken Blossoms
Chapter 10 Chapter 8: Though the Chinese Lens-The Peotic Mansfield and a Novel of Her Art
Part 11 PART THREE: Form Is Meaning: A Stylistic Approach to Literature
Chapter 12 Chapter 9: Dissecting and Reassembling: A Structuralist Approach to Literary Works
Chapter 13 Chapter 10: Stylist and Thematic Significance of "Time" in Mrs. Dalloway
Chapter 14 Chapter 11: Invective against Swan: Stevens' MyTh(e)ology
Part 15 PART FOUR: Miscellaneous
Chapter 16 Chapter 12: The Study of "Death" Theme in James Joyce's Dubliners
Chapter 17 Chapter 13: The Contradiction of Eco-Ethics in Faulkner's Trio of Hunting Tales