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Feminine Feminists was first published in 1994. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy, a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype? Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity? What are Italian women's cultural productions? These questions are at the center of this volume, which looks at how feminism and femininity are embedded in a broad spectrum of Italian cultural practices. In recent years, several books have introduced the American public to Italian women's voices. This volume goes beyond others in its range of theoretical topics and modes, considering cultural practices not only in their popular, material appearance, but also in the disciplines and forms of knowledge that order information and circumscribe behavior.The essays, all by well-known scholars in Italian studies, reflect the

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Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible to scholars, students, researchers, and general readers. Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The books offered through Minnesota Archive Editions are produced in limited quantities according to customer demand and are available through select distribution partners.

About the Author

Professor Miceli-Jeffrie currently works at the University of Wisconson-Madison.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452901404
Subtitle:
Cultural Practices in Italy
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Edited by:
Giovanna Miceli Jeffries
Author:
Jeffries, Giovanna Miceli
Author:
Giovanna Miceli Jeffries
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Femininity (philosophy)
Subject:
Feminist theory -- Italy.
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Femininity.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Feminism -- Italy.
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19941117
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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"Synopsis" by , Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible to scholars, students, researchers, and general readers. Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The books offered through Minnesota Archive Editions are produced in limited quantities according to customer demand and are available through select distribution partners.
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