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Writing on the Body: Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory

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Drawn from a broad range of disciplines, Writing on the Body explores the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body. Complemented by the editors' introduction, Writing on the Body is a comprehensive sourcebook on the major theoretical positions and critical trends surrounding the female body.

Synopsis:

In many fields, the body is the topic generating exciting new research and interdisciplinary inquiry. Feminist theorists, in particular, have focused on the female body as the site where representations of difference and identity are inscribed. Drawn from a broad range of disciplines, Writing on the Body explores the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body. The volume includes classic and contemporary essays on rape, pornography, eroticism, anorexia, body building, menstruation, and maternity, and challenges racial, class and sexual categories. Complemented by the editors' introduction, Writing on the Body is a comprehensive sourcebook on the major theoretical positions and critical trends surrounding the female body.

Synopsis:

Exploring the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body, this volume----complete with editors' introduction----includes classic and contemporary essays on rape, pornography, eroticism, anorexia, body building, menstruation, and maternity, and challenges racial, class, and sexual categories.

About the Author

Katie Conboy is associate professor of English at Stonehill College. Nadia Medina is lecturer in the department of English and director of the Academic Resource Center at Tufts University. Sarah Stanbury is associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231105453
Editor:
Stanbury, Sarah
Author:
Medina, Nadia
Author:
Conboy, Katie
Author:
Stanbury, Sarah
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Feminist
Subject:
Feminism and the arts
Subject:
Women in literature
Subject:
Sex in literature
Subject:
Feminist literary criticism
Subject:
Body, human, in literature
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Gender & Culture
Series Volume:
no. 2, 1914
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.04x5.95x.99 in. 1.27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In many fields, the body is the topic generating exciting new research and interdisciplinary inquiry. Feminist theorists, in particular, have focused on the female body as the site where representations of difference and identity are inscribed. Drawn from a broad range of disciplines, Writing on the Body explores the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body. The volume includes classic and contemporary essays on rape, pornography, eroticism, anorexia, body building, menstruation, and maternity, and challenges racial, class and sexual categories. Complemented by the editors' introduction, Writing on the Body is a comprehensive sourcebook on the major theoretical positions and critical trends surrounding the female body.
"Synopsis" by , Exploring the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body, this volume----complete with editors' introduction----includes classic and contemporary essays on rape, pornography, eroticism, anorexia, body building, menstruation, and maternity, and challenges racial, class, and sexual categories.
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