Skirting The Issue: Essays In Literary Theory
by Mary Lydon
What is the relation of criticism to literature? What does it mean to call oneself a woman? What does a (feminine) coming to writing—"la venue a l'ecriture," in Cixous's phrase—imply? How may feminist strategies of reading appropriate the literary theory developed in France since the 1960s? What is involved in reading "like a woman?" These are some of the questions Mary Ly...more
Paperback, 294 pages
Published May 15th 1995 by University of Wisconsin Press
(first published January 28th 1995)
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