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Heroines (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents)
Heroines (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents)
by Kate Zambreno
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I am beginning to realize that taking the self out of our essays is a form of repression. Taking the self out feels like obeying a gag order--pretending an objectivity where there is nothing objective about the experience of confronting and engaging with... (read more)

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Methodology of the Oppressed (00 Edition)
Methodology of the Oppressed (00 Edition)
by Chela Sandoval
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In a work with far-reaching implications, Chela Sandoval does no less than revise the genealogy of theory over the past thirty years, inserting what she terms "U.S. Third World feminism" into the narrative in a way that thoroughly alters our perspective... (read more)

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Portraits of American Women: From Settlement to the Present
Portraits of American Women: From Settlement to the Present
by G J Barker Benfield
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Until recently, a "womanless" American history was the norm. But in fact, without a history of women we neglect consideration of gender dynamics, sex roles, and family and sexual relations--the very fundamentals of human interaction. In Portraits of... (read more)

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Undoing Gender (04 Edition)
Undoing Gender (04 Edition)
by Judith Butler
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Undoing Gender deepens issues introduced by Butler's earlier scholarship: the materiality of the body, the meaning and instrument of human agency, the relation between power and the psyche or power and the body, psychic triangulation and the incest taboo,... (read more)

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Women Who Dare 2009 Engagement Calendar
Women Who Dare 2009 Engagement Calendar
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This inspiring calendar profiles fifty-three outstanding women — both historical and contemporary — who have made profound contributions in art, education, politics, sports, science, and other endeavors. Each week of the calendar features... (read more)

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Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory
Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory
by Toril Moi
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Written for readers with little knowledge of the subject, "Sexual/Textual Politics" nevertheless makes its own intervention into key debates, arguing provocatively for a commitedly political and theoretical criticism as against merely textual or... (read more)

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Communities of Women: An Idea in Fiction
Communities of Women: An Idea in Fiction
by Nina Auerbach
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In this classic work of feminist and literary criticism, Auerbach explores how the fellowship of sisterhood as it occurs or fails to occur in historical reality is reflected in famous novels such as those of Louisa May Alcott (Little Women), Charlotte... (read more)

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Field Guide to Chicks of the United States
Field Guide to Chicks of the United States
by Joe Bovino
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Joe Bovino’s fully illustrated Field Guide to Chicks of the United States is an hilarious and insightful guide to finding and identifying women from regional, ethnic, and other American subcultures (or “species”), also known as... (read more)

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The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World: Completely Revised and Updated
The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World: Completely Revised and Updated
by Joni Seager
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In this revision of her ground-breaking atlas, Joni Seager draws on a vast amount of new global data to explore the key issues facing women today: equality, motherhood, feminism, beauty, culture, women at work, women in the global economy, changing... (read more)

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Trauma Narratives and Herstory
Trauma Narratives and Herstory
by Sonya (edt) Andermahr
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This book draws together international scholars to examine the representation of female trauma and women's version of history in contemporary literature and culture. Focusing on texts by or about women, the book explores the variety of representational... (read more)

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Wild Women Talk Back
Wild Women Talk Back
by Autumn (edt) Stephens
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Quips and unforgettable one-liners from female movie stars, musicians, politicians, and writers throughout history.... (read more)

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All-American Girl: The Ideal of Real Womanhood in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
All-American Girl: The Ideal of Real Womanhood in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
by Frances B. Cogan
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Our image of nineteenth-century American women is generally divided into two broad classifications: victims and revolutionaries. This divide has served the purposes of modern feminists well, allowing them to claim feminism as the only viable role model... (read more)

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Erotic Memoirs and Postfeminism: The Politics of Pleasure
Erotic Memoirs and Postfeminism: The Politics of Pleasure
by Joel Gwynne
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While books such as Belle de Jour's The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl and Catherine Millet's The Sexual Life of Catherine M. captured the imagination of the reading public and marked the contemporary erotic memoir as a publishing phenomenon,... (read more)

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Virginia Woolf as Feminist
Virginia Woolf as Feminist
by Naomi Black
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Virginia Woolf as Feminist claims Woolf's radical and political version of feminism and activism is most explicitly laid out in her nonfiction text "Three Guineas."... (read more)

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Femininity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature and Society: From Dagger-Fans to Suffragettes (Crime Files)
Femininity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature and Society: From Dagger-Fans to Suffragettes (Crime Files)
by Emelyne Godfrey
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This exploration into the development of women's self-defence from 1850 to 1914 features major writers, including H.G. Wells, Elizabeth Robins and Richard Marsh, and encompasses an unusually wide-ranging number of subjects from hatpin crimes to the... (read more)

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Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection
Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection
by Linda Anderson
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Linda Anderson is Professor of Modern English and American Literature at Newcastle University; Director of the Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts. at the Newcastle University... (read more)

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Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship (Studies in Arthurian and Courtly Cultures)
Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship (Studies in Arthurian and Courtly Cultures)
by Fiona Tolhurst
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Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship provides the first feminist analysis of the part of The History of the Kings of Britain that most readers overlook: the reigns before and after Arthur's. Fiona Tolhurst demonstrates that... (read more)

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Burning Women: Widows, Witches, and Early Modern European Travelers in India (Early Modern Cultural Studies)
Burning Women: Widows, Witches, and Early Modern European Travelers in India (Early Modern Cultural Studies)
by Pompa Banerjee
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Pompa Banerjee explores early modern accounts and images of burning women bringing together travellers' accounts on sati in India with the burning of witches in EM Europe, a link that contemporary observers studiously repressed. Ultimately, she's... (read more)

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Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form (Theory Interpretation Narrativ)
Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form (Theory Interpretation Narrativ)
by Katherine Saunders Nash
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Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form establishes a new theory of narrative ethics by analyzing rhetorical techniques prompt readers of novels to reconsider their ethical convictions about womens rights. Katherine Saunders Nash... (read more)

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Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision
Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision
by Elaine Neil Orr
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This intense examination of the writings of Tillie Olsen shows Elaine Neil Orr's deeply sympathetic passion for Olsen's literary world. Orr's objective is not simply to offer literary criticism but to interpret the subjects that inspire and disclose... (read more)

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