Women, History, and Theory: The Essays of Joan Kelly

Women, History, and Theory: The Essays of Joan Kelly

by Joan Kelly

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Women, History, and Theory: The Essays of Joan Kelly by Joan Kelly

These posthumous essays by Joan Kelly, a founder of women's studies, represent a profound synthesis of feminist theory and historical analysis and require a realignment of perspectives on women in society from the Middle Ages to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226430287
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1986
Series: Women in Culture and Society Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joan Kelly (1928-82) was professor of history at City College of New York, City University of New York. In addition to the essays in this volume, she published several articles in women's studies and in Renaissance history.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Catharine R. Stimpson
Author's Preface
Introduction by Blanche W. Cook, Alice Kessler-Harris, Clare Coss, Rosalind P. Petchesky, Amy Swerdlow
1. The Social Relation of the Sexes: Methodological Implications of Women's History
2. Did Women Have a Renaissance?
3. The Doubled Vision of Feminist Theory
4. Early Feminist Theory and the Querelle des Femmes
5. Family and Society
Index

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