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LITERARY CRITICISM / Feminist

  • Author:
    Salami, Minna
    Summary:

    A collection of thought provoking essays that explore questions central to how we see ourselves, our history, and our world. Salami offers fresh insights on key cultural issues that impact women's lives, including power, beauty, and...

  • Author:
    Fraiman, Susan
    Summary:

    Domesticity gets a bad rap. We associate it with stasis, bourgeois accumulation, banality, and conservative family values. Yet in Extreme Domesticity, Susan Fraiman reminds us that keeping house is just as likely to involve dislocation...

  • Author:
    Carrière, Marie
    Summary:

    If feminism has always been characterized by its divisions, it is metafeminism, a term coined by Lori Saint-Martin, that defines and embraces that disorder. As a carefully devised reading practice, metafeminism understands contemporary...

  • Author:
    Lesser, Elizabeth
    Summary:

    Lesser argues that if women's voices had been equally heard and respected throughout history, humankind would have valued stories of caretaking and compassion over vengeance and violence.

  • Author:
    Myers, Christina, Cameron, Layla, Richards, Rabbit, Blais, Simone, Jefferson, Jo, Bannerjee, Rohini, Root, Cate, Quon, Sally, Manrell, Tracy, Arbo, Jen, Jones, Lynne, Boon, Sonja, Blair, Jessie, van Mil, Heather, Stocks, Cassie, Pownall, Jennifer, Many, Caroline, Ball, Shadoe, Scriver, Ama, Weicker, Katy, Allan, Emily, Jones, Heather M., Hansell, Andrea, Cook, Elizabeth, Mandarano, Tara, Alexander, Susan
    Summary:

    Pop culture stereotypes, shopping frustrations, fat jokes, and misconceptions about health are all ways society systemically rejects large bodies. BIG is a collection of personal and intimate experiences of plus size women, non-binary...

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