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Engendering the subject [electronic resource] : gender and self-representation in contemporary women's fiction / by Sally Robinson.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Engendering the subject [electronic resource] : gender and self-representation in contemporary women's fiction / by Sally Robinson.
Publication Date:
1991
ISBN:
9780585090634
Series:
SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-240) and index.
Contents:
1. Repetition and resistance in Doris Lessing's "Children of violence" -- The female Oedipus: gender and the (de)structuring of Martha's quest -- A theory for Martha: gender and the production of subjectivity -- Gendered address and Martha's self-representation -- 2. Angela Carter and the circus of theory: writing woman and women's writing -- Derrida: the affirmative woman and the feminist -- Irigaray: mimicry, contradiction and the subject of feminism -- The anti-hero as Oedipus: gender and the postmodern narrative -- Difference as spectacle: deconstructing mythologies of gender -- 3. "We're all consequences of something": cultural mythologies of gender and race in the novels of Gayl Jones -- Black female essence: slavery and the culture production of the black woman -- Corregidora: black female subjectivity and the politics of heterosexuality -- Eva's man: excess as subversion -- Epilogue: On representation and self-representation.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English