Feminist Utopian Novels Of The 1970s

Feminist Utopian Novels Of The 1970s

by Tatiana Teslenko


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Feminist Utopian Novels Of The 1970s by Tatiana Teslenko

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415803519
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/02/2009
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Tatiana Teslenko teaches at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Her research interests are genre studies, feminist criticism, cultural theory, and utopian studies. Most recently, she co-edited The Rhetoric and Ideology of Genre, in which she published a chapter entitled "Ideology and Genre: Heteroglossia of Soviet Genre Theories."

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Rhetoric of Identification
New Rhetoric of Genre
Chapter 1: Utopia and Utopianism
Utopia and Ideology
Utopia as Literary Genre
Chapter 2: Utopianism and Feminism
Scraping False Dichotomies
Genre Transformation
Chapter 3: Dorothy Bryant: Saving the Human Race
The Real World
Utopian Chronotope
Utopian People
Dream-time: Fluid Meaning and Rigid Word
The Law of Light
Chapter 4: Joanna Russ: New Meaning for Old Concepts
Calculated Ambiguity
Janet the Savior
Jeannine: Cognitive Starvation
Jael: Terror of Terrorism
Joanna: Usurp the Denied
Identification Revisited
Conclusion: Utopian Genre as Feminist Strategy

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