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Feminist Study of the Old Testament

J. Cheryl Exum

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the fourth of five chapters on the Old Testament and the reader, and reviews feminist study of the Old Testament. It describes feminist criticism as one of the most significant intellectual ... More


Conclusion: Reading Scripture in the Presence of the Past

John L. Thompson

in Writing the Wrongs: Women of the Old Testament among Biblical Commentators from Philo through the Reformation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137361
eISBN:
9780199834730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137361.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In using contemporary feminist questions and concerns as a lens with which to examine precritical commentators, one may argue that these traditional interpreters come off surprisingly well: they ... More


Epilogue: The Intimate Historicism of Late Twentieth-Century Feminist Criticism

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This epilogue presents a series of recognitions regarding how the intimate historicism practiced by the New England regionalists—their sensual history making endeavors—resonate with the historicism ... More


Feminist Critical Methodology, Peace, and Social Change

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The central theoretical arguments of the manuscript are outlined in this chapter. This chapter starts with a discussion of the limitations of understanding feminist debates about peace around ... More


Writing the Wrongs: Women of the Old Testament among Biblical Commentators from Philo through the Reformation

John L. Thompson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137361
eISBN:
9780199834730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137361.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Passages in the Old Testament that tell of violence against women have received intense scrutiny from feminist biblical critics, who have also decried the way these women's terrifying stories have ... More


Conclusion: Feminist Ways to Peace

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the empirical findings and returns to the assessment of whether Ackerly’s theory of TWFSC adequately represents WILPF’s methodology in the context of the postwar liberal West. ... More


Impossible Liaisons? Genre and Feminist Film Criticism

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces how, traditionally, feminist analyses of films authored by women tended to centre on experimental or art-house cinema and, subsequently, on genres culturally codified as ‘female’. ... More


Feminist Grounded Normative Theory and Methodology

Brooke A. Ackerly

in Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190662936
eISBN:
9780190662974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662936.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In order to take on global injustice as a problem of injustice itself, a political theory of responsibility requires a methodology for guiding the taking of responsibility for injustice. Chapter 4 ... More


“Not Another ‘Poetess’”: Feminist Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Poetry, and the Racialization of Suicide

Tricia Lootens

in The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines struggles to define relations between “Victorian femininity” and racialized Poetess reception, focusing in particular on early, explicitly racialized meditations on the loss of ... More


Year Zero Art: A Lost Generation Finds Its Voice in The Female Man

Gwyneth Jones

in Joanna Russ

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

“Year Zero Art” situates Second Wave feminism in the context of the “domestic revival” decreed by Cold War politics; examines historical female-ordered utopias, and provides a close reading of the ... More


Fathers and Daughters in the Hebrew Bible

Johanna Stiebert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673827
eISBN:
9780191752025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673827.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The father–daughter dyad features in the Hebrew Bible in all of narratives, laws, myths, and metaphors. In previous explorations of this relationship, the tendency has been to focus on discrete ... More


The GLAE’s Eve: Multivocality, Women in Antiquity, and Paradigms of Womanhood

Vita Daphna Arbel

in Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter concludes by addressing three interconnected issues that lie at the heart of the book: the GLAE narrative and its multiple traditions of Eve, women in antiquity, feminist criticism. ... More


Introduction

Siobhán McIlvanney

in Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction examines the potential reasons for the critical neglect suffered by women’s magazines and more ‘popular’ genres generally. Conversely, it looks at why this genre remains so favoured ... More


“This Really Isn’t a Job for a Girl to Take on Alone”: Reappraising Feminism and Genre Fiction in Sara Paretsky’s Crime Novel

Charlotte Beyer

in This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039805
eISBN:
9780252097904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039805.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter undertakes a reappraisal of Sara Paretsky's 1982 crime novel Indemnity Only. It examines its critical engagement with genre and the diverse landscape of feminist criticism during the ... More


Emerson’s Ghosts

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter surveys recent approaches to the Emersonian legacy and asks whether or not the author will remain a viable imaginative influence on contemporary criticism. Examining Emerson's ... More


Feminising Television: the Mother Role in Six Feet Under (HBO 2001–6) and Brothers & Sisters (ABC 2006-)

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter consider how the mother figure in two television programmes, Brothers and Sisters and Sex Feet Under, is used to draw out emotional and intimate details from the ensemble cast. The ... More


Hollywood Transvestite: Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker1

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers an analysis of the authorial persona of Kathryn Bigelow in relation to her Iraq War movie, The Hurt Locker (2008). Bigelow represents a cause célèbre for feminist criticism in ... More


Beyond this Limit: Women, Modernism and the Modern World

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies several female fiction writers, their responses to modernity and the contribution these responses have made to a Scottish modernism, taking a look at the difference between ... More


“A Dialogue…about this Beauty and Truth”: Jorge Luis Borges’s Translation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Rebecca DeWald

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Jorge Luis Borges's 1937 translation of Virginia Woolf's 1928 novel Orlando. Borges's translation of Orlando was very popular in Spanish-speaking countries, but the text has ... More


Buddhist Women and Teaching Authority

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The primary feminist criticism of Buddhism is that, most often, dharma teachers are men. Feminists have responded with two solutions to this problem. One obvious solution would be to make structural ... More


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