ISBN-10:
0231063113
ISBN-13:
9780231063111
Pub. Date:
08/04/1986
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
The Poetics of Gender / Edition 1

The Poetics of Gender / Edition 1

by Nancy K. MillerNancy K. Miller

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Overview

Does gender have a poetics: What difference does gender make? How does it affect writing, reading, and the functions of text in society? The Poetics of Gender is a brilliant assembly of leading feminist critics whose collective effort presents the most up-to-date research on these important issues. The range of techniques and theories represented here are applied across a broad spectrum of texts and cultural forms, extending from women's writing of the Renaissance and the fiction of George Sand to the relation between quiltmaking and nineteenth-century literary forms, the pornography of Georges Bataille, and the theories of Julia Kristeva.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231063111
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/04/1986
Series: Gender and Culture Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 303
Product dimensions: 0.67(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nancy K. Miller, professor of women's studies at Barnard College, is author of The Heroine's Text (published by Columbia University Press) and coeditor with Carolyn G. Heilbrun of the Press's series Gender and Culture.

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