Evil: A Novel by Diane BellEvil: A Novel by Diane Bell

Evil: A Novel

byDiane Bell

Paperback | October 28, 2005

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Newly appointed professor Dee P. Scrutari turns her anthropological gaze on the tribe of males who dominate St. Jude’s, a prestigious Jesuit liberal arts college in the northeast United States. When she can’t get a straight answer to her question of what happened to the previous occupant of her freshly painted office, she teams up with a band of colleagues marginalized by the college—a liberation theology nun, a gay priest, and a Jew—to find out what evil lurks in the department of religious studies. A feminist spoof at once funny, sobering, provocative, and full of affection for the academic world, this book is as brave and unflinching as Dee P. Scrutari herself.
Diane Bell was a professor of anthropology and women's studies at George Washington University until 2004. She is the author of Daughters of the Dreaming, Gendered Fields, Generations: Grandmothers, Mothers and Daughters, and Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin: A World That Is, Was, and Will Be. She is the coeditor of Radically Speaking: Feminis...
Title:Evil: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.91 inPublished:October 28, 2005Publisher:Spinifex PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1876756551

ISBN - 13:9781876756550

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"What Diane has done is to create out of her imagination, out of her experience, a wonderfully structured, layered novel." —Sara Dowse, author, Sapphires and Schemetime