Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century

Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century

by Elisabeth Bronfen
     
 

Exploring the status of feminism in this "postfeminist" age, this sophisticated meditation on feminist thinking over the past three decades moves away from the all too common dependence on French theorists and male thinkers and instead builds on a wide-ranging body of feminist theory written by women. These writings address the question 
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Exploring the status of feminism in this "postfeminist" age, this sophisticated meditation on feminist thinking over the past three decades moves away from the all too common dependence on French theorists and male thinkers and instead builds on a wide-ranging body of feminist theory written by women. These writings address the question 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231117043
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/07/2001
Series:
Gender and Culture Series
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.22(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1Psychoanalysis and Feminism at the Millennium3
2Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (excerpt)18
3Gender and Representation38
4Whatever Happened to Feminist Theory?58
5Ethical Ambiguities and Specters of Colonialism: Futures of Transnational Feminism101
6The Subject of True Feeling: Pain, Privacy, and Politics126
7Dark Mirrors: A Feminist Reflection on Holocaust Narrative and the Maternal Metaphor161
8Class and Gender in Narratives of Passing189
9Redressing Grievances: Cross-Dressing Pleasure with the Law213
10Contingencies of Pleasure and Shame: Jamaican Women's Poetry254
11Fierce Pussies and Lesbian Avengers: Dyke Activism Meets Celebrity Culture283
12Enfolding Feminism321
13Success and Its Failures353
14Becoming-Woman: Rethinking the Positivity of Difference381
15The End of Sexual Difference?414
16A Return for the Future: Interview with Drucilla Corneli435
Contributors455
Index459

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