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Gynesis: Configurations of Woman and Modernity

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Alice Jardine charts the territories and landscapes of contemporary French thought, focusing on such concepts as "woman" and "the feminine," and relating them to the problem of modernity. Interdisciplinary in her approach, she confronts and addresses important psychoanalytic, philosophical, and fictional texts that are largely the work of male writers.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 1st 1986 by Cornell University Press (first published June 28th 1985)
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Review published in The French Review 59.6 (1986): 967-968.
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