Sleeping with the Boss (Hardcover)

By Lucy Ferriss

LSU Press, 9780807121399, 156pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1997



This study exposes a female consciousness in the fictional works of Robert Penn Warren. It argues that the sexual relationships that Warren depicts in his novels are pivotal in establishing female personae whose effect on the narrative overturns conventional readings of the novels' meanings.

About the Author

Lucy Ferriss is assistant professor of English and creative writing at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She is the author of three novels, Against Gravity, The Gated River, and Philip's Girl.