Differencing the Canon
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Differencing the Canon : Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories

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In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?` Do we simply reject the all-male line-up and satisfy our need for ideal egos with an all women litany of artistic heroines? Or is the question a chance to resist the phallocentric binary and allow the ambiguities and complexities of desire - subjectivity and sexuality - to shape the readings of art that constantly displace the present gender demarcations?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 174 x 246 x 21.34mm | 930g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 100 images
  • 0415067006
  • 9780415067003
  • 495,744

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'The flow of the book is wondrous, as Pollock buils each new idea onto the next, rounded out with rigorous research.' - Elizabeth Millard, ForeWardo

'If you like psychoanalytic feminism accompanied by committed, sensitive writing, then you will enjoy this read.' - Professor Gen Doy, The Art Book
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