The Erotics of Talk : Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms. (eBook, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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The Erotics of Talk : Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms.

Author: Carla Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A rereading of the American feminist criticism of the past two decades and the literary canon which it has constructed as its foundation. It reads a group of feminist classics focusing on how each work represents talk and how feminist criticism has talked about these representations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Harriet A Jacobs; Zora Neale Hurston; Charlotte Brontë; Alice Walker
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Kaplan
ISBN: 9780195344578 019534457X 1280528265 9781280528262
OCLC Number: 466428540
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction: In Search of an Ideal Listener; In Search of an Ideal Listener; Theorizing Cultural Conversation; The Ethics of Feminist Criticism; Listening to Women's Writing; The Erotics of Talk; Stipulations: "Can We Talk?"; I: THE POLITICS OF RECUPERATION; 1 silence: Reading Feminist Reading: Recuperative Reading and the Silent Heroine of Feminist Criticism; 2 contracts: Recuperating Agents: Narrative Contracts, Emancipatory Readers, and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; II: THE EROTICS OF TALK; 3 romance: Girl Talk: Jane Eyre and the Romance of Women's Narration. 4 dialogue: "That Oldest Human Longing": The Erotics of Talk in Their Eyes Were Watching God5 exchange: "Somebody I Can Talk To": Teaching Feminism Through The Color Purple; Conclusion: Auditions; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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A rereading of the American feminist criticism of the past two decades and the literary canon which it has constructed as its foundation. It reads a group of feminist classics focusing on how each work represents talk and how feminist criticism has talked about these representations.

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