Feminist Literary Criticism

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Mary Eagleton
Longman, 1991 - Literary Collections - 241 pages
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Looks at the work of a range of critics, including Elaine Showalter, Kate Millett, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and the French feminists. The critical approaches encompass Marxist feminism and contemporary critical theory as well as other forms of discourse. It also provides an overview of the developments in feminist literary theory, and covers all the major debates within literary feminism, including "male feminism".

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Mary Eagleton is Reader in the School of Cultural Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. She is the author of "Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader" (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 1996), and its accompanying "Working with Feminist Criticism" (Blackwell Publishing, 1996).

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