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Encyclopedia of feminist literature

by Kathy J. Whitson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Women and literature -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Feminist literature -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Feminism and literature -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Feminism in literature -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Women in literature -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKathy J. Whitson.
    GenreBio-bibliography., Encyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN471 .W455 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3302431M
    ISBN 100313327319
    LC Control Number2004042478

    Among nonspecialists, knowledge of feminist approaches to Italian literature, and even of the existence of Italian women writers, remains scant. This reference work, the first of its kind on Italian literature, is a companion volume for all who wish to investigate Italian literary culture and writings, both by women and by men, in light of. The Second Sex is a book by the French existentialist Simone de Beauvoir, in which the author discusses the treatment of women throughout history. Beauvoir researched and wrote the book in about 14 months between and She published it in two volumes, Facts and Myths and Lived chapters first appeared in Les Temps modernes.

    Citation for reference book of the year, New York Public Libraries, , for Japan and the United States: Economic Competitors, and , for Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature; citation for reference book of the year, Choice, , for Encyclopedia of Utopian Literature, and , for . The third wave of feminism. The third wave of feminism emerged in the mids. It was led by so-called Generation Xers who, born in the s and ’70s in the developed world, came of age in a media-saturated and culturally and economically diverse gh they benefitted significantly from the legal rights and protections that had been obtained by first- and second-wave feminists.

    -- Feminist Collections The Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory is an essential resource for scholars and students of feminist literary studies. Now available in paperback, the book offers a new, extended introduction outlining recent developments in the field such as ecofeminism, globalism and diaspora, defining emerging terms such as. An accessible one-volume encyclopedia, this addition to the Literary Movements series is a comprehensive reference guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of : Mary Ellen Snodgrass.


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Many women writers have secured a solid place in the l 5/5(1). Submit your book and we will publish it for Amongst nonspecialists, info of feminist approaches to Italian literature, and even of the existence of Italian women writers, stays scant. This reference work, the first of its type on Italian literature, is a companion amount for all who need to look at Italian literary custom and writings.

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Feminist philosophy of language has come a long way in a very short time period. Initially, most work in the area was critical, calling for changes either to language itself or to philosophy of language.

More recently, however, the dynamic has changed, with the advent of several major positive research programmes within philosophy of by: The purposes of this book are to put before a high school, undergraduate, and general audience the works of a representative number of feminist writers over the past several centuries and to have it serve as a reference companion for the student.

Entries are clearly written and are accessible to high school students and undergraduates. An interpretative summary in each entry distinguishes this encyclopedia from other volumes addressing feminist literature or literature by women. The volume closes with a list of works cited."--Jacket Includes bibliographical references and indexPages: Encyclopedia Of Feminist Literature Mary Ellen Snodgrass An accessible one-volume encyclopedia, this addition to the Literary Movements series is a comprehensive reference guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today.

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Though the volume focuses on the literature of Spain written in Castilian, it also includes survey entries on the present state of women's literature in Catalan, Galician, and Basque. Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature Kathy J. Whitson Greenwood Press PO BoxWestport, CT $ Shows how feminist ideas have shaped literary theoryThe "Encyclopedia "gathers in one place all the key words, topics, proper names, and critical terminology of feminist literary theory.

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The Feminine Mystique, a landmark book by feminist Betty Friedan published in that described the pervasive dissatisfaction among women in mainstream American society in the post-World War II period. She coined the term feminine mystique to describe the societal assumption that women could find fulfillment through housework, marriage, sexual passivity, and child rearing alone.Readable and accesible, Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature is a worthwhile purchase for public, high-school, and undergraduate collections."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin "ÝW¨hitson succeeds in bringing together a great deal of information from a variety of sources for audiences from high school to Author: Kathy J.

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