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Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader

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Radically revised and expanded from its original format, this second edition covers new material on Black feminisms, and the impact of post-modernism on feminism. It is the perfect introduction to feminist literary theory today.
Paperback, Second Edition, 464 pages
Published January 30th 1996 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published September 28th 1986)
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Aug 30, 2014 Mark Bowles rated it it was amazing
A. Introduction
1. This book attempts to understand feminist literary theory since 1970 (The year when Millet’s Sexual Politics was published). FLC is pluralistic, there is no one defining method or belief. But, this is a good thing because FLC draws on many theoretical positions (Marx, Foucault, Kristeva, Derrida, Freud) and diversity fuels further debate. This ongoing debate is captured in this book by presenting a series of dialogues between two authors.
2. The debate between Feminism and crit
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Feminist Literary Theory by Mary Eagleton is a very illuminating book. It discusses different aspects about Feminism with providing excerpts from different essays. I think that anyone interested in Feminism should have this book in her/his library.
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