Description - Literary Feminisms by Ruth Robbins
This text provides a map for charting the difficult waters that feminist theories have created in literary studies. Ruth Robbins shows the reasons for the development of feminist literary critiques, explains the difficulties and exposes some of feminism's blindspots. A wide range of theorists are discussed, ranging from Wollstonecraft to Kristeva, showing the ways in which materialist, psychoanalytic and literary accounts of feminist thinking creatively intersect. Through a series of readings, of texts such as "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Yellow Wallpaper", she also points out how the student reader can begin to make her or his own feminist criticism, and can learn to engage with both the politics and poetics of the literature.
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Author Biography - Ruth Robbins
RUTH ROBBINS is Lecturer in English Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK