Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader” as Want to Read:
Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  72 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Feminist Literary Theory, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Feminist Literary Theory

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerEclipse by Stephenie MeyerNew Moon by Stephenie MeyerBreaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Great Books with BLACK Covers
238th out of 1,295 books — 724 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëA Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfThe Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
Best Feminist Books
366th out of 1,391 books — 1,977 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 267)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Mark Bowles
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
Dec 28, 2014 Simsim rated it it was amazing
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.
Anya Joukova
Anya Joukova marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2016
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2016
Mackenna Swing
Mackenna Swing marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2016
Sarah Wargin
Sarah Wargin rated it really liked it
Sep 12, 2016
R added it
Aug 29, 2016
Amy Richmond
Amy Richmond marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2016
Abigatorz marked it as to-read
Aug 20, 2016
Berenice marked it as to-read
Aug 06, 2016
Thomas Goodwin
Thomas Goodwin marked it as to-read
Aug 03, 2016
Jason rated it did not like it
Aug 01, 2016
B. marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2016
Hayley marked it as to-read
Jul 24, 2016
Killer marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2016
Noells marked it as to-read
Sep 02, 2016
Carolina marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2016
Maciel marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2016
Sasha Ambroz
Sasha Ambroz marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2016
Michelle marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2016
Susan Ashley Dean
Susan Ashley Dean rated it it was amazing
Jun 08, 2016
Nizam uddin
Nizam uddin rated it really liked it
Jun 08, 2016
Brenda Policarpo
Brenda Policarpo marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2016
Rachel C
Rachel C marked it as to-read
Jun 02, 2016
Leona added it
Jun 02, 2016
Funda added it
May 22, 2016
Fatemè PirayeshRad
Fatemè PirayeshRad marked it as to-read
May 05, 2016
Mariana Cepeda
Mariana Cepeda marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2016
Sara marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2016
Sheikh Tajamul
Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it
Apr 27, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader
  • A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists From Brontë to Lessing
  • Homos
  • What Is an Apparatus? and Other Essays
  • Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism: A Norton Reader
  • A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory
  • Poems, Poets, Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology
  • Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory
  • Secrets Beyond the Door: The Story of Bluebeard and His Wives
  • The Function of Criticism
  • Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir
  • Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews
  • What Ever Happened to Modernism?
  • The Romantic Revolution
  • National Treasure: Nicolas Cage
  • Epistemology of the Closet
  • Colonialism/Postcolonialism
  • The Second Wave: A Reader in Feminist Theory

Share This Book