Writing on the Body: Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory - Gender and Culture Series (Paperback)
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Writing on the Body: Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory - Gender and Culture Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 08/05/1997
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In many fields, the body is the topic generating exciting new research and interdisciplinary inquiry. Feminist theorists, in particular, have focused on the female body as the site where representations of difference and identity are inscribed. Drawn from a broad range of disciplines, Writing on the Body explores the tensions between women's lived bodily experiences and the cultural meanings inscribed on the female body. The volume includes classic and contemporary essays on rape, pornography, eroticism, anorexia, body building, menstruation, and maternity, and challenges racial, class and sexual categories. Complemented by the editors' introduction, Writing on the Body is a comprehensive sourcebook on the major theoretical positions and critical trends surrounding the female body.

Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231105453
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 150 x 226 x 25 mm

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