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By Professor Gill Plain,Gill Plain,Susan Sellers

ISBN-10: 0521852552

ISBN-13: 9780521852555

ISBN-10: 110760947X

ISBN-13: 9781107609471

Feminism has reworked the tutorial learn of literature, essentially changing the canon of what's taught and atmosphere new agendas for literary research. during this authoritative historical past of feminist literary feedback, major students chart the improvement of the perform from the center a while to the current. the 1st portion of the ebook explores protofeminist suggestion from the center a while onwards, and analyses the paintings of pioneers equivalent to Wollstonecraft and Woolf. the second one part examines the increase of second-wave feminism and maps its interventions around the 20th century. a last part examines the impression of postmodernism on feminist idea and perform. This booklet deals a finished consultant to the background and improvement of feminist literary feedback and a full of life reassessment of the most matters and authors within the box. it truly is crucial studying for all scholars and students of feminist writing and literary criticism.

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