Molly Hite

Professor Emerita
Molly Hite is Professor of English at Cornell University. She is the author of Ideas of Order in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon and the novels Breach of Immunity and Class Porn.

Woolf’s Ambiguities
Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors
Molly Hite
In a book that compares Virginia Woolf's writing with that of the novelist, actress, and feminist activist Elizabeth Robins (1862–1952), Molly Hite explores the fascinating connections between Woolf's aversion to women's "pleading a cause" in fiction and her narrative technique of complicating, minimizing, or omitting tonal cues. Hite shows how...



The Other Side of the Story
Structures and Strategies of Contemporary Feminist Narratives
Molly Hite
According to Molly Hite, a number of influential contemporary women novelists—notably Jean Rhys, Doris Lessing, Alice Walker, and Margaret Atwood—attempt innovations in narrative form that are more radical in their implications than the dominant modes of fictional experimentation characterized as postmodernist. In The Other Side of the Story...








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