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Gender in the Text

D. C. Greetham

in Theories of the Text

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119937
eISBN:
9780191671265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119937.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the problem of gender in textual scholarship and begins with the author sharing an incident in 1986, when a panel on ‘Sex, Text and Context’ was made to investigate how gender ... More


Feminists Taking Soap Opera Seriously: The Work of Carol Lopate, Michèle Mattelart, and Tania Modleski

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the language and concerns of three pioneering 1970s feminist commentators on soap opera. It suggests that the continuities between the work of the 1940s and the 1970s are ... More


Feminist Critics of Aristotle’s Biology and Metaphysics

Adriel M. Trott

in Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter looks at the many issues that feminist critics have raised both to accuse Aristotle of misogyny and to defend Aristotle’s conception of the female, matter, and the feminine. This chapter ... More


Building Progressive Coalitions around Experience-Based Politics

Keisha Lindsay

in In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041730
eISBN:
9780252050404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041730.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This dialectic between experience and politics sheds important light on the possibility of building coalitions among disadvantaged groups. Such coalitions are possible when social groups use a ... More


‘ON PEUT LE COMPARER … À UNE SORTE DE MALADIE’ WOMEN AND MEDICINE, 1770–1914

ANNA RICHARDS

in The Wasting Heroine in German Fiction by Women 1770-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267545
eISBN:
9780191708398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267545.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the new views about women which were put forward at this period by German medical writers and the French writers who influenced them, and they compare them with those which were ... More


Jane Austen and the War of Ideas

Marilyn Butler

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129684
eISBN:
9780191671838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129684.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Interest in Jane Austen has never been greater, but it is revitalised by the advent of feminist literary history. In a substantial new introduction the author places this book, which was first ... More


Introduction

Rachel M. Brownstein

in Why Jane Austen?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153911
eISBN:
9780231527248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153911.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter begins by considering late twentieth-century feminist literary critics in order to account for the special status of Jane Austen and her novels in contemporary culture. From ... More


Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Elana Levine (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Media expansion into the digital realm and the continuing segregation of users into niches has led to a proliferation of cultural products targeted to and consumed by women. Though often dismissed as ... More


Masochism Masculinity

Kent L. Brintnall

in Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines psychoanalytic discourse about masculine subjectivity—with an eye toward its gendered representations, and attention to the fissures and instabilities within these ... More


Epilogue

Alfred I. Tauber

in Immunity: The Evolution of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190651244
eISBN:
9780190651275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651244.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A review of the major theme – revising immunity within an ecological context that re-defines immune identity as a cognitive information processing function – is followed by summary review of ... More


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