Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Amy M. Robbins

Second Advisor

Kelvin C. Black

Academic Program Adviser

Amy M. Robbins


This essay examines the ways that Virginia Woolf in A Room of One’s Own and Gertrude Stein in The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and “The Good Anna” recapture feminine domestic language in order to produce a new form of feminist heteroglossia, a reworking of Bakhtinian heteroglossia and dialogic theory.



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