Women as Sites of Culture: Women's Roles in Cultural Formation from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century

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Susan Shifrin
Ashgate, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 274 pages
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Exploring the ways in which women have formed and defined expressions of culture in a range of geographical, political, and historical settings, this collection of essays examines women's figurative and literal roles as sites of culture from the 16th century to the present day. Women as Sites of Culture represents a productive collaboration of historians from various disciplines in coherently addressing issues revolving around the roles of gender, text, and image in a range of cultures and periods.

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