1st Edition

Feminist Literary Criticism

Edited By

Mary Eagleton

ISBN 9780582050150
Published June 3, 1991 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

Looks at the work of a range of critics, including Elaine Showalter, Kate Millett, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and the French feminists. The critical approaches encompass Marxist feminism and contemporary critical theory as well as other forms of discourse. It also provides an overview of the developments in feminist literary theory, and covers all the major debates within literary feminism, including "male feminism".

Table of Contents

Preface  Acknowledgements  Introduction  1. A literature of their own, Elaine Showalter.  2 .Replacing feminist criticism,Peggy Kamuf.  3. About Chinese women,Julia Kristeva.  4. The newly born woman, Helene Cixous and Catherine Clement.  5. Sexual politics, Kate Millett.  6. Is there a woman in this text?, Mary Jacobus.  Selected bibliography  Glossary of terms  Index

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