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. Interesting discussions of Kingston’s two-book life-writing project have appeared in Sidonie Smith’s A Poetics of Women’s Autobiography: Marginality and the Fictions of Self-Representation (1987) and Subjectivity, Identity, and the Body: Women’s Autobiographical Practices in the Twentieth Century (1993); and Françoise Lionnet’s Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (1995). Maxine Hong Kingston’s contribution to Asian American feminism via her life writing is the subject of several other critical studies, such as Rachel Lee

in Maxine Hong Kingston
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Fear (New York: Rodopi 2010), pp. 43–53; Y. Leffler, ‘The Devious Landscape of Scandinavian Horror’, in Mehtonen, Gothic Topographies: Language, Nation Building and ‘Race’ , pp. 141–52; Y. Leffler, ‘Female Gothic Monsters’, in The History of Nordic Women's Literature (2016), http://nordicwomensliterature.net/article/female-gothic-monsters Accessed 25 January 2019; and Y. Leffler, ‘Scandinavian Gothic’, in W. Hughes, D. Punter and A. Smith (eds), The Encyclopedia of the Gothic (Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

in Nordic Gothic
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Colonial body into postcolonial narrative

abbreviation NTH. Françoise Lionnet, Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995), p. 20.

in Stories of women
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An act of queering citizenship

: A Case of Hybrid Vigour?’ Animal Cognition 12:75 (2009): pp. 75–​84. 62 Lionnet, Autobiographical Voices, p. 5. 63 Françoise Lionnet, Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995), p. 175. 64 Ibid., p. 175. 65 Isin and Nielsen, ‘Introduction’, p. 6. 66 Isin, ‘Theorizing Acts of Citizenship’, p. 25. 67 Lionnet, Autobiographical Voices, p. xi.

in Crossing borders and queering citizenship
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’s Writing (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997), p. 5. Françoise Lionnet, Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995), in particular pp. 2–4. Lionnet’s relational feminism also bears comparison with Avtar Brah’s feminist ‘politics of intersectionality’. Kadiatu Kanneh, African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, PanAfricanism and Black Literatures (New York and London: Routledge, 1998), p. 154. See Brah, Cartographies of Diaspora, p. 176; Gayatri Spivak, ‘French feminism in an international

in Stories of women
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Postcolonial women writers in a transnational frame

: Routledge, 1998), pp. 62–4. See Doreen Massey, ‘Imagining globalization’, in Avtar Brah, Mary J. Hickman and Mairtin MacanGhaill (eds), Global Futures: Migration, Environment and Globalization (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 27–44. Françoise Lionnet, Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995), p. 2. As Jon Mee, ‘After midnight: the Indian novel in English of the 80s and 90s’, Postcolonial Studies, 1:1 (April 1998), 127–41, puts it, women writers strive to ‘have their say’ about who constitutes the

in Stories of women
The rise of Nordic Gothic

(eds), The Encyclopedia of the Gothic (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), www.literatureencyclopedia.com ; Y. Leffler, ‘The Devious Landscape in Scandinavian Horror’, in P. M. Mehtonen and M. Savolainen (eds), Gothic Topographies: Language, Nation Building and ‘Race ’ (Surrey, England and Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2013), pp. 141–52; Y. Leffler, ‘Female Gothic Monsters’, in The History of Nordic Women's Literature, http://nordicwomensliterature.net/article/female-gothic-monsters , Publ. 1 December 2016. About the specific Swedish tradition

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The cartographic consciousness of Irish gothic fiction

, Gothic Ireland , pp. 182–90. Diane Long Hoeveler contested such views, querying attempts to read a Catholic agenda in The children of the abbey and, indeed, in female gothic as a whole; ‘Regina Maria Roche's The children of the abbey : contesting the Catholic presence in female gothic fiction’, Tulsa studies in women's literature , 31.1/2 (2012), 137–58.

in The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829