The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory

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The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory

By Ellen Rooney

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Feminism has dramatically influenced the way literary texts are read, taught and evaluated. Feminist literary theory has deliberately transgressed traditional boundaries between literature, philosophy and the social sciences in order to understand how gender has been constructed and represented through language. This lively and thought-provoking Companion presents a range of approaches to the field. Some of the essays demonstrate feminist critical principles at work in analysing texts, while others take a step back to trace the development of a particular feminist literary method. The essays draw on a range of primary material from the medieval period to postmodernism and from several countries, disciplines and genres. Each essay suggests further reading to explore this field further. This is the most accessible guide available both for students of literature new to this developing field, and for students of gender studies and readers interested in the interactions of feminism, literary criticism and literature.

Subject: English & College Success -> English -> Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 7/6/06
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 1139816616
ISBN 13: 9781139816618
Print ISBN: 9780521807067

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