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Feminist Criticism By Susan Sellers

Feminist Criticism
by Susan Sellers

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This collection of readings relates feminist theory directly to critical practice, illustrating different current feminist stances. Among the critics and writers represented here are Susan Sellars, Janet Todd, Rebecca Ferguson, Mary Shelley, George Meredith, Gertrude Stein and Shakespeare.
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Feminist Criticism: Theory and Practice by Susan Sellers

This is a collection of readings which relates feminist "theory" directly to critical practice, illustrating the different feminist critical positions which are available. It sets out to answer the question, "What critical strategies and perspectives, and what aspects of contemporary theory and criticism have proved valuable to British feminist critics in their reading, appreciation and interpretation of written texts?"

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Table of Contents

Introduction, Susan Sellars; the return of the repressed - reading Mary Shelley's "The Last Man", Jane Aaron; critical warfare and Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer", Linda Williams; "Miranda, Where's Your Sister?" - reading Shakespeare's "The Tempest", Ann Thompson; fingers in the fruit basket - a feminist reading of Jeanette Winterson's "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit", Rebecca O"Rourke; Jane Austen, politics and sensibility, Janet Todd; Antonia White"s "Frost in May" - a lesbian feminist reading, Pauline Palmer; history, memory and language in Toni Morrison's "Beloved", Rebecca Ferguson; "O Careless, Unspeakable Mother" - H.D.Irigaray and maternal origin, Claire Buck; John Clare's "Child Harold" - the road not taken, Lynne Pearce; "Oh Oxford Thou Art Full of Filth" - the prophetical writings of Hester Biddle, 1629(?)-1696(?), Elaine Hobby; "The Assembly of Ladies" - a maze of feminist sign-reading, Ruth Evans and Lesley Johnson; "The Rattling of her Discourse and the Flapping of her Dress" - George Meredith writing "The Women of the Future", Penny Boumelha.

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Feminist Criticism: Theory and Practice by Susan Sellers
Susan Sellers
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