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Description - Literary Feminisms by Ruth Robbins

Literary Feminisms 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 is 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 exemplary 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333689196
ISBN-10: 0333689194
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ruth Robbins

RUTH ROBBINS is Lecturer in English Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

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