The Family Silver: Essays on Relationships among Women / Edition 1

The Family Silver: Essays on Relationships among Women / Edition 1

by Susan Krieger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520203119

ISBN-13: 9780520203112

Pub. Date: 10/21/1996

Publisher: University of California Press

"A magnificent read . . . a profoundly personal narrative. The Family Silver is on the cutting edge of feminist scholarship."—Verta Taylor, coeditor of Feminist Frontiers

"Just as Krieger's The Mirror Dance was the first to describe the lesbian community, The Family Silver is the first book to blend the personal,

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"A magnificent read . . . a profoundly personal narrative. The Family Silver is on the cutting edge of feminist scholarship."—Verta Taylor, coeditor of Feminist Frontiers

"Just as Krieger's The Mirror Dance was the first to describe the lesbian community, The Family Silver is the first book to blend the personal, familial, relational, professional, and political roles of lesbians in today's society. I loved reading it."—Esther Rothblum, editor of Journal of Lesbian Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520203112
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/21/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Pt. 1Personal Settings
1Gender Roles among Women13
2Becoming A Lesbian34
3The Family Silver65
4The Passing Down of Sorrow82
Pt. 2Academic Settings
5Hurts of the System109
6Saying No to A Man130
7Lesbian in Academe155
Pt. 3Feminist Teaching
8A Feminist Class171
9Separatism196
10Desires for an Ideal Community of Women218
Notes239

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