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Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... The Mermaid and the Minotaur personal essay sexism asymmetrical sexual arrangements ...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This is a personal essay offering anecdotes that illustrate Dorothy Dinnerstein’s analysis of how sexism works in the daily exchanges between men and women. Dinnerstein hauls these common events into history and argues that the dynamics between men and women are not eternal but are subject...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this personal essay, the author witnesses a newborn baby’s struggle for survival in a clinic in Patna. This experience and similar others is used to discuss the pressing issue of poverty and dire health-care conditions in the author’s birthplace. The essay is also a meditation on home...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this personal essay, the author explores the relationship between his roles as a father and a writer. Speaking as a parent as well as a writer, the author contrasts his attachment to his daughter with the vexed relationship that Raymond Carver had with his children. Writing parenting...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... This personal essay tells the story of the discovery of reading. It uses A. K. Ramanujan’s short story “Annayya’s Anthropology” and other Indian fiction to discuss books from India and Pakistan as commodities exchanged for wheat from the U.S. under the PL 480 library program. Reading PL...
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By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Book Chapter

By Esther Newton
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1