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Feminist Theory and Literary Practice

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ISBN-10: 0745316018

ISBN-13: 9780745316017

Edition: 2000

Authors: Deborah L. Madsen

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Deborah L. Madsen examines how works by female authors are classified as women's writing by feminist theorists, particularly in American literature. The focus of the book is on American writers like Kate Chopin, Alice Walker & Ann Beattie.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 10/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Feminism in America
Gender and Rhetoric: Liberal Feminism and Mary Rowlandson
Survey of Liberal Feminist Theory: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Betty Friedan
Liberal Feminism in Praxis: Mary Rowlandson's The Sovereignty and Goodness of God
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Work: Marxist Feminism and Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Survey of Marxist Feminist Theory: Emma Goldman, Michele Barrett, Lillian Robinson
Marxist Feminism in Praxis: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper and Selected Stories
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Consciousness: Psychoanalytic Feminism and Kate Chopin
Survey of Psychoanalytic Feminist Theory: Carol Gilligan, Jane Flax, Jane Gallop
Psychoanalytic Feminism in Praxis: Kate Chopin's The Awakening
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Nature: Eco-feminism and Willa Cather
Survey of Eco-feminist Theory: Carol Adams, Carol Bigwood, Carolyn Merchant
Eco-feminism in Praxis: Willa Cather's Plains Fiction
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Sexuality: Radical Feminism and Adrienne Rich
Survey of Radical Feminist Theory: Shulamith Firestone, Andrea Dworkin, Mary Daly, Audre Lorde
Radical Feminism in Praxis: Adrienne Rich's Poetry
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Class: Socialist Feminism and Ann Beattie
Survey of Socialist Feminist Theory: Juliet Mitchell, Sheila Rowbotham, Zillah Eisenstein
Socialist Feminism in Praxis: Ann Beattie's Secrets and Surprises
References and Selected Further Reading
Gender and Race: Feminism of Colour and Alice Walker, Denise Chavez, Leslie Marmon Silko, Maxine Hong Kingston
Survey of Feminism of Colour: Gloria Anzaldua, Angela Davis, bell hooks, Paula Gunn Allen
Third-World Feminism in Praxis: Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Denise Chavez's The Last of the Menu Girls, Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior
References and Selected Further Reading
Index