Feminist Issues in Literary Scholarship

Feminist Issues in Literary Scholarship

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... an important and valuable collection... the essays are at the cutting edge of post modernism." -Maggie Humm, Women's Studies International ForumThis well-written, carefully edited anthology provides an excellent overview of the thicket of contemporary feminist literary theory... No library should be without it." -Kathryn Allen Rabuzzi, Syracuse University, Religious Studies ReviewIn all, this is a rich and varied collection." -Journal of Modern LiteratureExplores the aesthetic and political issues inherent in feminist critical theory and practice. Contributors include Shari Benstock, Elaine Showalter, Nina Baym, Paula A. Treichler, Jane Marcus, Josephine Donovan, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Judith Newton, Lillian S. Robinson, Nina Auerbach, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Hortense J. Spillers, and Susan Stanford Friedman.show more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253204143
  • 9780253204141
  • 2,034,697

Table of contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTSIntroductionCatharine R. SimpsonBeyond the Reaches of Feminist Criticism: A Letter from ParisShari BenstockWomen's Time, Women's Space: Writing the History of Feminist CriticismElaine ShowalterThe Madwoman and Her Languages: Why I Don't Do Feminist Literary TheoryNina BaymEscaping the Sentence: Diagnosis and Discourse in The Yellow WallpaperPaula A. TreichlerStill Practice, A/Wrested Alphabet: Toward a Feminist AestheticJane MarcusToward a Women's PoeticsJosephine DonovanGender, Values, and Lessing's CatsJudith Kegan GardinerMaking-and Remaking-History: Another Look at "Patriarchy"Judith NewtonFeminist Criticism: How Do We Know When We've Won?Lillian S. RobinsonEngorging the PatriarchyNina AuerbachTo Write My Self: The Autobiographies of Afro-American WomenElizabeth Fox-GenoveseA Hateful Passion, A Lost LoveHortense J. SpillersModernism of the Scattered Remnant: Race and Politics in H.D.'s DevelopmentSusan Stanford FriedmanCONTRIBUTORSINDEXshow more

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