The Feminism of Uncertainty: A Gender Diary
Ann Snitow is Associate Professor of Literature and Gender Studies at Lang College, The New School, in New York City. A longtime activist, Snitow has cofounded The Network of East-West Women, No More Nice Girls, and New York Radical Feminists. She has written for
Introduction to Mothers/Lovers
The pieces I’ve included in Mothers/Lovers from the glut we all produced, trying to reclaim what we saw as the deeply radical and liberatory potential of feminism, are representative of two modes I used then for entering this discussion. First, my analysis of the antipornography position, “The Feminist Sex Wars: Retrenchment Versus Transformation.” Second, several of many literary reviews from this period of Sturm and Drang. My piece about David Garnett’s human-to-animal fables was meant to sneak up on more unstable ideas of sexuality than the prevailing feminist discourse allowed. The two pieces here about Angela Carter, including reviews and...