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Gendering war talk

Gendering war talk

Author: Miriam Cooke; Angela Woollacott
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Exploring whether the realities of 20th-century warfare have altered our perceptions of the roles men and women play in war, this study provides an overview of gender experiences in various conflicts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongreß
Named Person: Krieg
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Cooke; Angela Woollacott
ISBN: 0691069808 9780691069807 0691015422 9780691015422
OCLC Number: 26722916
Notes: Essays written during and immediately after a ten-week institute held at Dartmouth College during the spring of 1990.
Description: xvi, 335 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Presenting the unpresentable. Gendered translations : Claude Lanzmann's Shoah / Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer --
Spectacular bodies : gender, terror, and Argentina's "Dirty War" / Diana Taylor --
War mythopoeia. The threshold of thrill : life stories in the skies over Southeast Asia / Stanley D. Rosenberg --
Techno-muscularity and the "boy eternal" : from the quagmire to the gulf / Lynda E. Boose --
Home/front? Notes toward a feminist peace politics / Sara Ruddick --
Sisters and brothers in arms : family, class, and gendering in World War I Britain / Angela Woollacott --
Daughtering in war : two "case studies" from Mexico and Guatemala. Irene Matthews --
Engendering language. Not so quiet in no-woman's-land / Margaret R. Higonnet --
Wars, wimps, and women : talking gender and thinking war / Carol Cohn --
The politics of representation. Sexual fantasies and war memories : Claude Simon's narratology / Lynn A. Higgins --
Danger on the home front : motherhood, sexuality, and disabled veterans in American postwar films / Sonya Michel. Interpretive essay. The bomb's womb and the genders of war (war goes on preventing women from becoming the mothers of invention) / Klaus Theweleit.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott.
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