In much of her criticism, Anna Livia
examines the ways in which lesbian identities, relationships, and experiences are constructed in English and French language, literature, and culture. She is also fascinated by the overlap and...
Brooke-Rose, Christine. Invisible Author: Last Essays. Ohio State University Press, 2002.
Her choice of title was over-ruled because her publisher mistakenly...
Intertextuality and Influence
According to Linden Peach
, intertextuality is a prominent feature of this novel, which is a rewriting of the Oedipus story most famously handled by Sophocles
. Like Oedipus, Desiderio is instructed by his father...
Four years after its publication, a reviewer for Contemporary Sociology called this book the best available introduction in the English language to the semiotic structuralism of Saussure
, and Lacan
; the structural...