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The Other Women's Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women's Fiction

Julia C. Bullock

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833879
eISBN:
9780824870836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833879.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book provides the first systematic analysis of Japanese literary feminist discourse of the 1960s—a full decade before the “women's lib” movement emerged in Japan. It highlights the work of three ... More


On the One and on the Multiple

Katerina Kolozova and François Laruelle

in Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166102
eISBN:
9780231536431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166102.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the status of an apparently fundamental presupposition within the poststructuralist and postmodernist feminist theoretical horizon: that of the essentially nonunitary nature of ... More


“Love” and (Male) Subjectivity in Hirabayashi Taiko’s “In the Charity Ward”

Arthur M. Mitchell

in Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter traces the discourses of international feminism in the 1920s, specifically the way critics and intellectuals, inspired by European writings on sexology and women's emancipation, promoted ... More


Familia Matters

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates the ways feminist theory has dealt with the myth that the private and public spheres are separate and discreet domains. It looks at the significance of pachucas—or cheap, ... More


Regenerating Feminism: Sarojini Naidu’s Eugenic Feminist Renaissance

Asha Nadkarni

in Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses nationalist feminist poet Sarojini Naidu’s speeches and nationalist poetry from the first part of the twentieth century up to Indian independence in 1947. In her work, Naidu ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston

Helena Grice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular—and controversial—writers in the Asian American literary tradition. This ... More


Exploring the Monstrous Feminist Frame: Marvel’s She-Hulk as Male-Centric Postfeminist Discourse

J. Richard Stevens

in Monstrous Women in Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827623
eISBN:
9781496827678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827623.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter shows in the various portrayals of She-Hulk the paradoxes of female agency in a hyper-masculine sphere. She-Hulk is nearly always a giant green woman, but her monstrosity varies ... More


Marguerite Porete’s Mirror of Simple Souls and Its Reception in England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Marguerite Porete's The Mirror of Simple Souls and how it was received in England. The Mirror of Simple Souls is a Middle English translation of the mystical text Le mirouer des ... More


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