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The New Feminist Literary Studies

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The New Feminist Literary Studies

Editor  Jennifer Cooke
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The New Feminist Literary Studies presents sixteen essays by leading and emerging scholars that examine contemporary feminism and the most pressing issues of today. The book is divided into three sections. This first section, 'Frontiers', contains essays on issues and phenomena that may be considered, if not new, then newly and sometimes uneasily prominent in the public eye: transfeminism, the sexual violence highlighted by #MeToo, Black motherhood, migration, sex worker rights, and celebrity feminism. Essays in the second section, 'Fields', specifically intervene into long-constituted or relatively new academic fields and areas of theory: disability studies, eco-theory, queer studies, and Marxist feminism. Finally, the third section, 'Forms', is dedicated to literary genres and tackles novels of domesticity, feminist dystopias, young adult fiction, feminist manuals and manifestos, memoir, and poetry. Together these essays provide new interventions into the thinking and theorising of contemporary feminism.

ISBN: 9781108471930

ISBN-10: 9781108471930

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 12/03/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/31/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 260

Language: English


Semiotics & Theory

Feminism & Feminist Theory