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The Feminist Difference

Literature, Psychoanalysis, Race, and Gender

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674001916

Publication Date: 05/19/2000


224 pages


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  • Introduction
  • I. Literary Differences: Psychoanalysis, Race, and Gender
    • 1. Is Female to Male as Ground Is to Figure?
    • 2. The Quicksands of the Self: Nella Larsen and Heinz Kohut
    • 3. The Re(a)d and the Black: Richard Wright’s Blueprint
    • 4. “Aesthetic” and “Rapport” in Toni Morrison’s Sula
  • II. Gender and Poetry
    • Euphemism, Understatement, and the Passive Voice: Phillis Wheatley and the Genealogy of African-American Poetry
    • 6. Gender and Poetry: Charles Baudelaire and Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
    • 7. Muteness Envy
  • III. The “Voice” of the Author
    • 8. Lesbian Spectacles: Reading Sula, Passing, Thelma and Louise, and The Accused
    • 9. The Alchemy of Style and Law
    • 10. The Postmodern in Feminism: A Response to Mary Joe Frug
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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