Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century

Kobo ebook | July 24, 2012

byElisabeth Bronfen, Misha Kavka

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Elisabeth Bronfen is the author, most recently, of The Knotted Subject: Hysteria and Its Discontents. Misha Kavka has published variously on male hysteria, modernist feminism, and gendered subjectivity in film. Both Bronfen and Kavka teach in the Department of English at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 24, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231530145

ISBN - 13:9780231530149

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Table of Contents

3. Gender and Representation, by Rey Chow
4. Whatever Happened to Feminist Theory?, by Beatrice Hanssen
Part 2
The Ethics of Affect
5. Ethical Ambiguities and Specters of Colonialism: Futures of Transnational Feminism, by Ranjana Khanna
6. The Subject of True Feeling: Pain, Privacy, and Politics, by Lauren Berlant
7. Dark Mirrors: A Feminist Reflection on Holocaust Narrative and the Maternal Metaphor, by Claire Kahane
8. Class and Gender in Narratives of Passing, by Valerie Smith
Part 3
The Pleasures of Agency
9. Redressing Grievances: Cross-dressing Pleasure with the Law, by Elisabeth Bronfen
10. Contingencies of Pleasure and Shame: Jamaican Women's Poetry, by Anita Haya Patterson
11. Fierce Pussies and Lesbian Avengers: Dyke Activism Meets Celebrity Culture, by Ann Cvetkovich
Part 4
Where to Feminism?
12. Enfolding Feminism, by Mieke Bal
13. Success and Its Failures, by Biddy Martin
14. Becoming-Woman: Rethinking the Positivity of Difference, by Rosi Braidotti
15. The End of Sexual Difference?, by Judith Butler
A Return to the Future: An Interview with Drucilla Cornell
Introduction, by Misha Kavka
Part 1
Whatever Happened to Feminism?
1. Psychoanalysis and Feminism at the Millennium, by Juliet Mitchell
2. Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (excerpt), by Jane Gallop

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The book's range is impressive, and so is [Elisabeth] Bronfen's totalizing ambition to make connections across time and space...