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Miller, Nancy K. 1941-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 10,177 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Epistolary fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Artists' books  Abstracts 
Subject Headings: Women 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PQ119, 840.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy K Miller
The Poetics of gender( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stein, Gertrude; Kristeva, Julia; Leclerc, Annie; Cixous, Hélène; Irigaray
Subject to change : reading feminist writing by Nancy K Miller( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroine's text : readings in the French and English novel, 1722-1782 by Nancy K Miller( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting personal : feminist occasions and other autobiographical acts by Nancy K Miller( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reflects upon the ways in which contingencies of identity and location shape the writing of academic argument and the living of an academic life. Experimenting with a mode of writing called "narrative criticism," the book interweaves the personal and the theoretical, anecdote and text. It is organized around a number of academic scenes in which the stakes of feminist critical performance are analyzed. The book focuses on occasions, from the conference to the seminar to the professional colloquium, and produces an autobiographical perspective on the mini-dramas of institutional politics. Describing the contradictory demands of authority and complicity for a feminist teacher of literature, the book examines the rhetorical strategies of a feminism traversed by internal debates over its own self-representations. Working through and among quotations of voices that might not otherwise address each other, the book assesses a crisis, and offers a project for moving on. (Nka)
Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis by Geoffrey Batchen( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title taps into the widespread interest in, and concern about, photographs of atrocity. The book contains a broad range of atrocity photographs from throughout history and around the world, as well as essays by well-known artists and photographers
Displacements : women, tradition, literatures in French( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French dressing : women, men, and Ancien Régime fiction by Nancy K Miller( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extremities : trauma, testimony, and community( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rites of return : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past. Rites of Return examines the widespread effects of a legacy of historical injustice and documented suffering on the politics of the present. This collection of original essays devoted to feminist diasporic studies maps bold and broad-based responses to past injury across Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East, and the United States. It examines new technologies of genetic and genealogical research, memoirs about lost family histories, the populari
The Politics of tradition : placing women in French literature( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness by Kathleen Fraser( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender and culture( )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender and genre : an analysis of literary femininity in the eighteenth-century novel by Nancy K Miller( )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bequest & betrayal : memoirs of a parent's death by Nancy K Miller( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we live with our parents after their death? How do we tell their story when they are gone? These questions are the subject of Nancy K. Miller's moving new book, Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death. Melding the details of her own experience with the familial biographies of well-known contemporary writers, Miller recreates a common experience - the loss of a father or a mother - and exposes the often tortuous paths of mourning and attachment that we follow in the wake of loss. In the process, she offers pieces of personal history, revealing the mixed emotions provoked by her mother's sudden death from cancer and her father's painful struggle with Parkinson's disease. Memoirs about the loss of parents show how enmeshed in the family plot we have been and the price of our complicity in its stories. The death of parents forces us to rethink our lives, to reread ourselves. We read for what we need to find. Sometimes, we also find what we didn't know we needed
Envy : Women's Studies Quarterly Fall/ Winter 2006( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from a Peruvian woman by Grafigny( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by the Spaniards during their conquest of Peru, the Inca princess Zilia is torn from her homeland and her future husband, Aza. In these letters to Aza, she describes the torments she endures during her trip across the Atlantic, her capture by the French after a battle at sea, and her arrival on the European continent
A New history of French literature by Denis Hollier( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceived for the general reader, this volume presents French literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles, but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary critical perspectives. The book consists of 164 essays by American and European scholars, and covers the history of French literature from 842 to 1989
But enough about me : why we read other people's lives by Nancy K Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In her latest work of personal criticism, Nancy K. Miller tells the story of how a girl who grew up in the 1950s and got lost in the 1960s became a feminist critic in the 1970s. As in her previous books, Miller interweaves pieces of her autobiography with the memoirs of contemporaries in order to explore the unexpected ways that the stories of other people's lives give meaning to our own. The evolution she chronicles was lived by a generation of literary girls who came of age in the midst of profound social change and, buoyed by the energy of second-wave feminism, became writers, academics, and activists. Miller's recollections form one woman's installment in a collective memoir that is still unfolding, an intimate page of a group portrait in process."--Pub. desc
French dressing : men, women and fictions in the Ancien regime by Nancy K Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<STRONG></STRONG><STRONG> French Dressing </STRONG> looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. <STRONG></STRONG><STRONG> French </STRONG> <STRONG></STRONG><STRONG> Dressing </STRONG> exposes the erotic anxieties behind a national culture of sexual self-display--French undressing
What they saved : pieces of a Jewish past by Nancy K Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pt. 1. How I found my family in a drawer -- pt. 2. Saving the name -- pt. 3. Memoirs of a wondering Jew
 
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The Poetics of gender
Alternative Names
Miller, Nancy

Miller, Nancy K. 1941-

Nancy K. Miller Amerikaans literatuurcritica

Nancy K. Millerová

Nancy Tokar Miller

Languages
English (138)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Subject to change : reading feminist writingGetting personal : feminist occasions and other autobiographical actsFrench dressing : women, men, and Ancien Régime fictionExtremities : trauma, testimony, and communityBequest & betrayal : memoirs of a parent's deathEnvy : Women's Studies Quarterly Fall/ Winter 2006Letters from a Peruvian womanA New history of French literature