A World of Difference

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JHU Press, Nov 1, 1988 - Literary Criticism - 225 pages
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The revised two-volume edition of this classic in feminist literature makes available to new generations of students and scholars an original, well written and carefully thought-out representation of civilization's development. Elise Boulding offers a comprehensive and fascinating inventory of women's contributions to history over time and presents many invaluable models which can assist in relating history from a much-needed women's perspective. Volume One concentrates on pre history and the earliest civilizing roles of women. Volume Two focuses on the transition centuries and includes additional new material on the 20th century women's movement and the resultant social transformations, as well as an exciting epilogue enti
  

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Johnson's form here is the short critical essaywitty, elliptical, provocative. This doesn't mean she avoids weighty subjects. We find shrewd defences of deconstruction; a variety of approachesnuanced ... Read full review

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Okay.. so I (underhandedly?) chose the best book on my Lit Theory class syllabus to present. Can you blame me? To undermine me, the professor changed the reading at the last moment. Adding a few of ... Read full review

Contents

THE FATE OF DECONSTRUCTION
11
SIGNIFICANT GAPS
49
Mallarme and the Text
57
LEcole des femmes I
68
POETIC DIFFERENCES
89
on Intertextuality
116
OTHER INFLECTIONS OF DIFFERENCE
137
Their Eyes Were Watching God I
155
Structures
172
Apostrophe Animation and Abortion
184
Appendix to Chapter 7
201
Notes I
213
Index I
223
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Humorist Barbara Johnson has sold more than five million books. She is the founder of the non-profit Spatula Ministries. She is a popular conference speaker and part of the Women of Faith tour.

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