Cover: The Gender of Modernity in PAPERBACK

The Gender of Modernity

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$40.00 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674341944

Publication Date: 08/21/1995


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Myths of the Modern
  • 1. Modernity and Feminism
  • 2. On Nostalgia: The Prehistoric Woman
  • 3. Imagined Pleasures: The Erotics and Aesthetics of Consumption
  • 4. Masking Masculinity: The Feminization of Writing
  • 5. Love, God, and the Orient: Reading the Popular Sublime
  • 6. Visions of the New: Feminist Discourses of Evolution and Revolution
  • 7. The Art of Perversion: Female Sadists and Male Cyborgs
  • Afterword: Rewriting the Mordern
  • Notes
  • Index

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