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Making A Difference: Feminist Literary Criticism

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Making a Difference An invaluable overview of feminist critical thinking. The esssays address a wide range of topics including: the politics of language; feminist readings of the canon; psychoanalysis and feminism; French theories of the feminine. Full description
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 19th 1985 by Methuen Publishing Ltd (first published 1985)
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Mark Bowles
A. “Feminist Scholarship and the Social Construction of Women,” Green and Kahn
1. In general feminist scholarship has two main foci: to deconstruct male patterns of thought, and then to reconstruct the hidden female experience. This chapter examines this effort in history, and literature.
2. Feminist literary criticism holds two premises about gender: the inequality of the sexes is not a biological given but a cultural construct, and the male perspective have dominated the fields of knowledge. Thu
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