Mara E. Reisman is associate professor of British literature and women's literature at Northern Arizona University.
Chapter 1: Feminism, Women’s Fiction, and The Fat Woman’s Joke
Chapter 2: Articulating the Concerns of Women’s Liberation
Chapter 3: Complicating a Feminist Reading of Fay Weldon’s Fiction
Chapter 4: Ethics and Morality: Fay Weldon as a Social Critic
Chapter 5: Fay Weldon’s Public Persona
Chapter 6: Art, Economics, and the Politics of Purity
Chapter 7: Challenging Narrative Truth
About the Author
In a study of impressive scope and insight, Mara Reisman brings together cultural history and literary analysis. She does the almost-impossible, taking the reader through over fifty years of Weldon's writing, exploring its diversity, while maintaining a clear line of argument.