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differences (2010) 21 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . ann ducille The Short Happy Life of Black Feminist Theory Feminist literary critics are not respon- Ernest Hemingway, who wrote so com- sible for the view that Ernest Heming- pellingly about what it was to be a white way’s work...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): iii–iv.
Published: 01 May 2017
... bad objects (universalism, essentialism, feminism, and so on) was her mourning for the literary, a sense that her work, and feminist theory more generally, had broken off from the textual readings in which they were grounded. She asked, “Will a new feminist literary criticism arise that will take...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 77–92.
Published: 01 July 1989
... writing as a woman But, to Modleski, the deconstructionist definition of a woman reading (as a woman reading as a woman simply opens a space for male feminism while simultaneously foreclosing the question of real, material female readers: "a genuinely feminist literary criticism might wish to repudiate...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 173–188.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., Around 1981 , that does close, and what she calls symptomatic, readings of a number of anthologies of feminist literary criticism and theory published between 1972 and 1987. Through this detailed attention to anthologies as the place in which to trace both the formation of a field and its...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 122–160.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of rape), I want to resist (or at least pause to mark) the temptation to it. If the prime way in which feminist literary critics respond to adjudicative criticism is by proving not that rape did not happen but that it did, then we still allow readings that center male experience to set the terms...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 126–145.
Published: 01 July 1994
... and sex with silence, secrecy, and a partially self-chosen invisibility. Black feminist theorists, historians, literary critics, sociologists, lawyers, and cultural critics have drawn upon a specific historical narrative which purportedly describes the factors that have produced and maintained perceptions...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 April 1996
... shaped both the stories feminist critics tell of women's literary traditions and feminism's conceptualization of its own forms of narrative. To tell my story as the story of my feminism is simultaneously to tell the story of many contemporary U.S. feminisms, at least since the late sixties, and despite...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 137–168.
Published: 01 December 1999
... and humanism that remain securely inscribed within patriarchal ideology (4–7). Her conclusion about American feminist literary critics such as Elaine Showalter, Kate Millet, Myra Jehlen, Susan Gubar, Sandra Gilbert, Annette Kolodny...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 57–93.
Published: 01 April 1996
..., begins by looking back to the years before the advent of feminist literary criticism. She writes that as a young professor in 1969, living in a house once owned by Harriet Beecher Stowe's half-sister meant nothing to her, for "[i]t was several years before [Kate] Chopin's The Awakening and [Charlotte...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 15–47.
Published: 01 April 1995
... men of preempting the universal, black feminists of the eighties accused white feminists of preempting feminism. Throughout the eighties, black feminist literary critics and theoreticians as different as bell hooks, Barbara Christian, and Hazel Carby denounced white feminists for presuming to speak...
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differences (1992) 4 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 July 1992
... ideological. In a bizarre image to which several feminist critics have devoted great attention (Adelman; DuBois; Sprengnether), Volumnia offers a striking paradigm for the social and psychological structures that bind her performance as a mother to his performance as Rome's champion fighter: The breasts...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 3–37.
Published: 01 July 1989
... theory, is the source of true knowledge" [8 links this second branch of feminist (literary) criticism to radical-feminist ideology. Its standard-bearers are Americans, Showalter's gynocritics and the "woman-centred criticism" of Gilbert and Gubar, whose reliance on the concept of authorship as a key...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 1–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... (the temporality characteristically assigned to subjectivity in postmodern theory)—bring us face to face with a historically specifi c crux in feminist literary criticism with particular pertinence to academic readings of works...
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differences (1990) 2 (3): 52–108.
Published: 01 November 1990
.... The earliest and most fundamental dogmas of feminism and "feminist" literary criticism - the notion that women are made and not born women, the notion that the universal point ofview is a man's/masculine point of view - were already familiar to those of us who had read and pondered Simone de Beauvoir's two...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as a structuring absence on which canons of exclusion—from legal rights to representational politics and the sympathetic imagination—are built. © 2019 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 M. NourbeSe Philip Zong feminist literary criticism experimental...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the Norton Anthology of Literature by Women as well as a Norton reader titled Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism . Gubar has also published Rooms of Our Own (University of Illinois Press, 2006), Poetry after Auschwitz (University of Illinois Press, 2003), Racechanges (Oxford University Press...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 177–194.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., Lee. “`Homographesis.'” Literary Theory: An Anthology . Ed. Julie Rivkin and Michael Ryan. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998 . 731 -44. Elam, Diane. “Feminist Theory and Criticism: Poststructuralist Feminisms.” The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. Ed. Michael Groden et al. 2005. http...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: The Emergence of Literary Education . London: Macmillan, 1988 . Johnson, Barbara. The Critical Difference . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins up, 1980 . ———. The Feminist Difference . Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 1998 . ———. Persons and Things . Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 2008 . ———. The Wake...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 1991
... the American again, cannot be "born from the womb" (5). Wittig's literary war, moreover, anticipates Atkinson's later rhetorical war on the "cultural feminism" of the 1970s - it takes the divisive debate over mother right that raged in New York circles into the imaginative world of French feminist fiction. 1...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and how has contemporary modernist literary criticism incor- porated them into the canon? We have only now come to a moment in which a work like Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism, which inter- rogates the politics...