A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory
By (author) Mary Eagleton
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Concise Companion to Feminist Theory by Mary Eagleton
Book DescriptionA Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years. Comprising twelve original chapters, written by authors with extensive experience of both the theory and practice of feminism, it treats feminism as both a political project and an intellectual discourse. The Companion represents an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions, particularly showcasing those on the cutting edge of feminist scholarship. It provides not only a concise survey of the relevant fields and their histories, but also an insight into the unresolved issues that form feminism's future. The material is organised around topics, rather than schools of feminism, encouraging readers to synthesise different approaches. A select bibliography acts as an initial introduction to the field, while longer bibliographies relating to each chapter provide guidance for further study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631224037
(228mm x 154mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mary Eagleton
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Feminist Literary Theory, Paperback (December 2010)
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Figuring the Woman Author in Contemporary Fiction, Hardback (December 2005)» View all books by Mary Eagleton
If the author is 'dead', if feminism is 'post-', why does the figure of the woman author keep appearing as a central character in contemporary fiction? Drawing on a range of contemporary authors, his study explores the continuing fascination of this figure.
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Author Biography - Mary Eagleton
Mary Eagleton is Senior Lecturer in English and Women's Studies at the University College of Ripon and York St John. She is the author of Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 1996), and its accompanying Working with Feminist Criticism (Blackwell Publishing, 1996).
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