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5.0 out of 5 stars Critical Study of Contemporary Feminist Literary Criticism., 30 Jun 2010
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Miss S. Bonnick "alternatives4women" (Cornwall, England) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Feminist Criticism: Women as Contemporary Critics (Paperback)
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Explores the main features of Contemporary Feminist Literary Criticism in Great Britain, America and France. It shows how feminist critics, while writing out their critical "fathers", have created innovatory critical strategies in a new literary history.

Maggie Humm outlines the general problematics within the field, examines the contribution of such contemporary feminist pioneers as Simone de Beauvoir and Kate Millett, and analyses the techniques of linguistics and psychoanalysis, Marxist-feminism, myth criticism, black and lesbian criticism.

The 2nd part of the book focuses on Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West and Adrienne Rich, placing particular emphasis on the relationship in their work between the intellectual theories of the time, as created by men, and their own feminist voices.

Maggie Humm suggests that this, together with a range of feminist ideas, makes feminist literary criticism more than simply an addition to the literary criticism - it is a radical and important body of knowledge.

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