Seeing and Consciousness: Women, Class and Representation / Edition 1

Seeing and Consciousness: Women, Class and Representation / Edition 1

by Gen Doy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0854969608

ISBN-13: 9780854969609

Pub. Date: 04/06/1995

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Through its provocative examination of feminist and Marxist approaches to women's art and female representations, this book challenges the widespread belief that Marxism has nothing valuable to contribute to women's studies. The author argues that, from the French Revolution through to the present, gender and class have shaped visual imagery. She shows how Marxist

Overview

Through its provocative examination of feminist and Marxist approaches to women's art and female representations, this book challenges the widespread belief that Marxism has nothing valuable to contribute to women's studies. The author argues that, from the French Revolution through to the present, gender and class have shaped visual imagery. She shows how Marxist theory can function to question some of the premises of feminist art histories and to provide a more accurate understanding of the meaning(s) of visual imagery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780854969609
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/06/1995
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.84(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >