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Polemic by Jane Gallop
Book DescriptionThese new essays by leading scholars examine some famous and less well-known instances of polemical encounters. The essays are enhanced by an interview with Gayatri Spivak, specially conducted by Jane Gallop for this volume Historically rigorous, theoretically astute, and sometimes wickedly funny, Polemic makes criticism a critical issue.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415972277
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jane Gallop
Around 1981, Paperback (March 2014)
Jane Gallop's book offers a clear-eyed and comprehensive history of feminist literary criticism. Why, she asks, have we so quickly buried 1970s feminist criticism? What lies buried there? Why do 1990s academic feminists accuse other academic feminists of being 'academic'?
Polemic, Paperback (November 2004)
The essays are enhanced by an interview with Gayatri Spivak, specially conducted by Jane Gallop for this volume Historically rigorous, theoretically astute, and sometimes wickedly funny, Polemic makes criticism a critical issue.
Pedagogy, Paperback (April 1995)
Argues that teaching is a performance that incorporates the personal in acts of "im-personation."
Thinking Through the Body, Paperback (June 1990)» View all books by Jane Gallop
Moving between a theoretical and confessional stance, Gallop explores Sade's relation to mothers both in his novels and his life; Barthe's The Pleasure of the Text; Freud's work, read not as a psychological text but as a literary endeavor and from a woman's point of view; and Luce Irigarary's famous This Sex Which Is Not One.
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Author Biography - Jane Gallop
Jane Gallop is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is the author of several books, most recently Anecdotal Theory (Duke, 2002).
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