The Pleasure of the Feminist Text

Reading Michèle Roberts and Angela Carter

Susanne Gruss

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€96,00
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ISBN13: 
9789042025318
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9789042029026
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January 2009
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xi, 345 pp.
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1568-1602
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11

Naomi Segal

The body is an emissary. We know little of our own feelings or the feelings of others, but that ignorance is mediated through our organ of touch, the skin. The term ‘consensuality’ stands for the co-presence of perceptions on the skin, which is the backcloth to sensation and thought. If the...
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12
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9789042025868
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9789042029033
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January 2009
€79,00
$98.00

Jennifer Wawrzinek

In the history of ideas, the aesthetic categories of the sublime and the grotesque have exerted a powerful force over the cultural imagination. Ambiguous Subjects is one of the first studies to examine the relationship between these concepts. Tracing the history of the sublime from the eighteenth...
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10
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ISBN: 
9789042025486
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9789042029019
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January 2008
€42,00
$52.00

Edited by Konstanze Kutzbach and Monika Mueller

The Abject of Desire approaches the aestheticization of the unaesthetic via a range of different topics and genres in twentieth-century Anglophone literature and culture. The “experience of disgust”, which Winfried Menninghaus describes as “an acute crisis of self-preservation”, is correlated...
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9
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ISBN: 
9789042022645
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9789401204897
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January 2007
€83,00
$102.00

Joanne Sayner

Who remembers, and how? Debates about the role of memory as history – and of literature as memory – have increasingly come to fascinate those interested in how we look at our pasts as a means for understanding the present. Women without a Past? brings together for the first time autobiographies...
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8
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ISBN: 
9789042022287
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9789401204590
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January 2007
€104,00
$129.00

Inge E. Boer

Tracing and theorizing the concept of the boundaries through literary works, visual objects and cultural phenomena, this book argues against the reification of boundaries as fixed and empty non-spaces that simply divide the world. Expanding on her previous work on gender and Orientalism, Inge...
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7
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ISBN: 
9789042021204
Publication date: 
January 2006
€90,00
$112.00

Lydia Rainford

Contemporary feminist theorists have implied a special affinity between women and irony because of their ‘double’ relation to the prevailing order of things: both speak from within this order while remaining ‘other’ to it in some way. Irony can be regarded as the obvious mode in which a feminist...
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6
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ISBN: 
9789042016071
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January 2005
€70,00
$86.00

Inge E. Boer

This book begins with a painting. Loyalty to cultural artefacts, listening carefully to what they have to say, is the secret of Inge E. Boer’s approach to the French Orientalists tradition. In a post-Said manner, Boer provides close readings of philosophical and literary texts, paintings, prints...
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5
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ISBN: 
9789042017238
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January 2004
€59,00
$73.00

Kathryn Robson

In the last decade, the question of how trauma is remembered and narrated has become increasingly crucial in literary studies and in psychotherapy. Writing Wounds rethinks the relation between trauma, memory and narrative through readings of key fictional, autobiographical and “autofictional”...
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4
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9789042019218
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January 2004
€53,00
$65.00

Charlotte Sturgess

This volume takes up the challenge of Canadian women's writing in its diversity, in order to examine the terms on which subjectivity, in its social, political and literary dimensions, emerges as discourse. Work from writers as diverse as Dionne Brand, Hiromi Goto and Margaret Atwood, among others...
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2
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ISBN: 
9789042011755
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January 2003
€43,00
$53.00

Edited by Russell West and Frank Lay

Contemporary Western societies are currently witness to a “crisis of masculinity” but also to an intriguing diversification of images of masculinity. Once relatively stable regimes of masculine gender representation appear to have been replaced by a wider spectrum of varieties of masculine ...
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1
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042012349
Publication date: 
January 2000
€61,00
$77.00