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Figures of Resistance: Essays in Feminist Theory
The changing face of feminist discourse as reflected by the career of one of its preeminent scholarsFigures of Resistance brings together the unpublished lectures and little-seen essays of internationally renowned theorist Teresa de Lauretis, spanning over twenty years of her finest work. Thirty years after the height of feminist theory, this collection invites us to refle ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 12th 2007 by University of Illinois Press
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Born and educated in Italy, de Lauretis came to the United States shortly after completing her doctorate in modern languages and literatures at Bocconi University in Milan. Before joining the History of Consciousness Department at UCSC, she taught Italian and comparative literature, semiotics, women's studies, and film studies at several American universities, including the University of Colorado ...moreMore about Teresa de Lauretis...