The Feminist Reader: Essays in Gender and the Politics of Literary Criticism

The Feminist Reader: Essays in Gender and the Politics of Literary Criticism

by Catherine Belsey, Jane Moore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333664940
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/21/1997
Edition description: 2nd ed. 1997
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Catherine Belsey is Research Professor of English at the University of Swansea, UK. She has published extensively on Shakespeare, and her 2007 Palgrave title Why Shakespeare was a Choice Outstanding Acdemic Highlight of the year.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction: The Story So Far; C.Belsey & J.Moore.- Women and Literary History; D.Spender.- The True Story of How I Became My Own Person; R.Coward.- Disturbing Nurses and the Kindness of Sharks; T.Morrison.- Queer Desire in The Well of Loneliness; L.Pouchard.- The Difference of View; M.Jacobus.- Representing Women: Re-presenting the Past; G.Beer.- Sorties: Out and Out: Attacks/Ways Out/Forays; H.Cixous.- Feminist, Female, Feminine; T.Moi.- Women and Madness: the Critical Phallacy; S.Felman.- Promises: the Fictional Philosophy in Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman; J.Moore.- Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism; C.Spivak.- Cross-dressing, Gender and Representation: Elvis Presley; M.Garber.- Feminism and the Postmodern: Theory's Romance; D.Elam.- Women's Time; J.Kristeva.- The Looking Glass, from the Other Side; L.Irigara.- Summaries and Notes.- Glossary.- Suggestions for Further Reading.- Notes on Contributors Index.

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