Feminism in Multi-Cultural Literature

Author: Sobejano-Moran, Antonio
Year:1996
Pages:192
ISBN:0-7734-8774-3
978-0-7734-8774-1
Price:159.95
This collection of articles on feminista issues provides in-depth analysis of the literary works they analyze. The theoretical framework is up-to-date and solid. The interdisciplinary articles deal with American, English, French, Latin American and Spanish literatures.
Essays: Feminist Perspectives: An Introduction (Antonio Sobejano-Moran); Women's Desire and Feminine Desires: the Symbolic and the Semiotic in Wuthering Heights (Nick McCarthy); Feminine Erotics. The Subversion of Desire in the Novels of Nineteenth Century Women (Amy Rosewarne); Reading Women Reading Helen: Revisionary Myth-Making in Sappho and H.D. (Anita George); Kathy Acker's Corpus: a Subversive Body of Texts (Rich Calvin); 'Gilded Cages' and 'Concave Mirrors' Female Prisons in Margaret Atwood and Angela Carter (Catherine Lappas); Gender, Sexuality, and 'Woman' in Li Ang's The Butcher's Wife (Micheline M. Soong); The Tantalizing Absence of Gender Reference in the 'Prólogo al lector' by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Ana Kothe); Theology of a Feminine Liberation: Lorca, Esquivel and Kant (Salvatore Poeta); Almodóvar's Women: Passionate, Subversive and Postmodern (Jesús Rodriguez); Violence in Marguerite Duras' Writing (Fabienne Venturino); Textual/Sexual Authority: Simple Passion by Annie Ernaux (Amy B. Millstone); Recovering, Re-covering, and the Translation of Work by Rosa Chacel and María Sambrano (Carol Maier).