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Getting Personal Feminist Occasions and Other Autobiographical Acts

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ISBN-10: 0415903246

ISBN-13: 9780415903240

Edition: 1991

Authors: Nancy K. Miller

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In the era of identity politics, whose is the "I" of cultural criticism? And what does the invention of an autobiographical persona have to do with contemporary theory? InGetting Personal, Nancy K. Miller reflects upon the ways in which contingencies of identity and location shape the writing of academic argument and the living of an academic life. Getting Personalexplores the new territory of feminist cultural studies and its connections to literary interpretation. The book is organized around a number of academic scenes in which Miller analyses the stakes of feminist critical performance. The focus on occasions, from the conference to the seminar to the professional colloquium, produces…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/15/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.02" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Nancy K. Miller, Professor of Women's Studies at Barnard College, is author of The Heroine's Text(published by Columbia University Press) and coeditor with Carolyn G. Heilbrun of the Press's series Gender and Culture.