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    • Female Ageing: Revising Reifungsroman in Doris Lessing's The Summer Before the Dark and Love, Again 

      Oró Piqueras, Maricel (Universidad de Almería, 2015-03-10)
      The ageing process is usually perceived as a time of loss and decline, especially for women. The first signs of ageing are shown in the external body. In Western societies, wrinkles, white hair, impending falling jaws and ...
    • Invisible Environments: Old Age and its spaces 

      Oró Piqueras, Maricel (Universidad de Almería. Departamento de Filologia Inglesa, 2005-05)
      Despite the progressive ageing of a worldwide population, negative attitudes towards old age have proliferated thanks to cultural constructs and myths that, for decades, have presented old age as a synonym of decay, ...
    • Old Women, Young Souls: History as a Living Matter 

      Oró Piqueras, Maricel (Universitat de Barcelona. Facultat de Filologia, 2002)
      The passionate and deceptive life stories of the protagonists in Angela Carter’s Wise Children (1990) and Rose Tremain’s The Cupboard (1984), women in their seventies and eighties, are entangled with historical events that ...
    • Towards old age through memory and narrative in Penelope Lively's 'The photograph' and 'How it all began' 

      Oró Piqueras, Maricel (Universidad de La Rioja, 2015-01-01)
      This article analyses two novels by contemporary British author Penelope Lively by focusing on a recurrent topic in Lively's fiction: the interrelation between memory and narrative in order to make sense of lived time as ...