Reading between Worlds: Contemporary Greek Women's Writing and Censorship

  title={Reading between Worlds: Contemporary Greek Women's Writing and Censorship},
  author={Karen Van Dyck},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={45 - 60}
  • Karen Van Dyck
  • Published 1 January 1994
  • Art
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
This essay accounts for the recent prominence of women's writing in Greece by examining how women writers applied writing strategies developed under the dictatorship (1967–74) to their critique of fixed gender roles. Margarita Karapanou's novel Kassandra and the Wolf deconstructs the victor-victim opposition and poses the process of inversion itself as a position from which to write. Jenny Mastoraki's collection of poems Tales of the Deep works out a similar perspective formally, suggesting… 



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