A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 288 pages
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The Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the last 35 years.

  • Introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years.
  • Guides students along the cutting edge of current feminist theory.
  • Suitable for students and scholars of all fields touched by feminist thought.
  • Covers an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.
  • Organised around concepts rather than schools of feminism.
 

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A scholarly examination of contemporary feminist theory. Many of the chapters (each written by a different author) make fascinating reading and the coverage is broad. The one weakness (for my own ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
1 Place and Space
11
2 Time
32
3 Class
53
4 Race
73
5 Sexuality
93
6 Subjects
111
7 Language
133
8 Literature
153
9 The Visual
173
10 Feminist Philosophies
195
11 Cyberculture
215
12 Feminist Futures
236
Select Bibliography
255
Index
257
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About the author (2008)

Mary Eagleton is Reader in the School of Cultural Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. 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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