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In love and struggle : letters in contemporary feminism

Author: Margaretta Jolly
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Series: Gender and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the women's movement of the 1970s and 1980s, feminists in the United States and Britain reinvented the image of the woman letter writer. Symbolically tearing up the love letter to an absent man, they wrote passionate letters to one another, exploring questions of sexuality, separatism, and strategy. These texts speak of the new interest women began to feel in one another and the new demands - and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jolly, Margaretta.
In love and struggle.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)652213679
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaretta Jolly
ISBN: 9780231137928 0231137923 9780231510752 0231510756
OCLC Number: 156845815
Awards: Winner of UK & Ireland Annual Book Prize 2017
Description: ix, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The feminist world of love and ritual --
Love letters to a new me --
Feminist epistolary romance --
Velvet boxing gloves --
Theorizing feminist letters --
Mothers and daughters in correspondence --
Writing the web : letters from the women's peace movement --
Do webs work? : letters and the clash of communities --
Care versus autonomy : the problem of (loving) men --
The paradox of care as a right --
How different is e-mail? --
Care ethics online --
On burning and saving letters --
Stealing letters : the ethics of epistolary research --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Gender and culture.
Responsibility: Margaretta Jolly.
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During the women's movement of the 1970s and 1980s, feminists in the United States and Britain reinvented the image of the woman letter writer. They wrote letters, exploring questions of sexuality,  Read more...

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This is a smart and savvy book--a fascinating study of what letters have meant to women as writers and readers over the past four decades. Situating letter writing as both demand and gift and mapping Read more...

 
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