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Feminist Literary Criticism: Explorations in Theory, second edition

edited by Josephine C. Donovan

Availablepaperback$25.00x 978-0-8131-0190-3
112 pages  Pubdate: 09/14/1989   x   

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The first major book of feminist critical theory published in the United States is now available in an expanded second edition. This widely cited pioneering work presents a new introduction by the editor and a new bibliography of feminist critical theory from the last decade. This book has become indispensable to an understanding of feminist theory. Contributors include Cheri Register, Dorin Schumacher, Marcia Holly, Barbara Currier Bell, Carol Ohmann, Carolyn Heilbrun, Catherine Stimpson, and Barbara A. White.

An introduction to the current movements of feminists toward the creation of a uniquely feminine aesthetic as well as a feminist critical framework. -- Library Journal

Donovan impressively surveys feminist criticism since 1975. -- Style

Provides insight into feminist approaches to literary criticism . . . The book offers genuine critical values within a short compass. -- Choice

Feminist Literary Criticism is addressed both to the practicing feminist critic and to the neophyte. . . . It is at once exhilarating and cautionary, combinging great promise with many warnings. -- Signs