Essentially Speaking

Feminism, Nature and Difference

By Diana Fuss

© 1990 – Routledge

160 pages

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Paperback: 9780415901338
pub: 1989-12-13
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About the Book

In this brief and powerful book, Diana Fuss takes on the debate of pure essence versus social construct, engaging with the work of Luce Irigaray and Monique Wittig, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Houston Baker, and with the politics of gay identity.

Reviews

". . . a sinuously argued and carefully measured study of the work of feminist, gay, and Afro-American critics." -- Gillian Beer, Women: A Cultural Review

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LITERARY CRITICISM / General