Miasto kluczem do powieści Jeanette Winterson
City as a key to Jeanette Winterson’s novels
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In her article entitled City as a key to Jeanette Winterson’s novels Magdalena Bulińska discusses the image of the city as a crucial metaphor in the writing of the British author. The cities are the settings of the majority of her novels. The author claims, that Winterson’s cities are at the same time realistically depicted and presented as magical, forming a hybrydical space. Winterson’s approach to the city space resembles the one used in magic realistic writing. The author analyses the cities in the context of the Bakhtinian carnival. She is also interested in exploring the labyrinthine and palimpsestic structure of some of the cities. Of interest to the author is also the concept of the cities of interior, which is analysed from psychoanalytical perspective. The article also discusses the problem of the interrelation between the characters and the city space which is viewed from the perspective of humanistic geography.
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