Proceedings of the 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016)

The Motif of Feminine Corporeality in M. Atwood's novel "The Handmaid's Tale"

Authors
Evgeniya Zharkova
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Evgeniya Zharkova
Available Online June 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.136How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Atwood, chronotope, corporeality, dystopia.
Abstract
This article analyzes the aspects of feminine corporeality in the dystopia "The Handmaid's Tale" by the Canadian writer M. Atwood, in which the appeal to violence over the body allows the author to create a convincing picture of the suppression of the individual in a totalitarian society and to show at the same time the importance of bodily principle in the restoration of the lost spiritual integrity. The author seeks to show that the logic of physicality is that determines not only the problematic peculiarities, but also the artistic originality of Atwood's novel.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
June 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-354-8
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.136How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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