Genders / David Glover and Cora Kaplan.

By: Glover, David, 1946-
Contributor(s): Kaplan, Cora
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: : Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, c2009Edition: 2nd edDescription: vi, 203 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780415442435 (hc : alk. paper); 9780415442442 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415442435 (hc : alk. paper); 0415442443 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Sex role | BellettrieDDC classification: 305.3 LOC classification: HQ1075 | .G59 2009Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction : gendered histories, gendered contexts -- Of doctors and dictionaries -- Gender and sexual science -- Rethinking gender(s) -- Gender and language : Wittig's pronouns -- 1. Femininity and feminism -- 'Women feel just as men feel' : femininity and feeling 1790-1850 -- Femininity between world wars -- Race and femininity in African American writing -- Masculine identification : femininity's disappearing act -- Lesbian fiction after modernism : queering the genre -- Post-human(ist) femininity? -- 2. Masculinities -- 'The manly ideal' -- Dissipation and 'natural character' -- 'The hero as man of letters' -- Of beetles and dandies -- 3. Queering the pitch -- Homosexuals, inverts and fairies -- In and out of the closet -- Queer sensibilities, queer theory -- 'Anticommunitarian impulses' -- 4. Readers and spectators -- Gender and the public sphere -- 'Interpretive communities' -- Spectateur, spectatrice -- Conclusion
Summary: "The concept of gender continues to be a central issue in literary and cultural studies, with a significance that crosses disciplinary boundaries and provokes lively debate. In this fully revised and updated second edition, David Glover and Cora Kaplan offer a lucid and illuminating introduction to 'gender' and its implications, including: an overview of the critical language and concepts surrounding gender from Read more...
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Glover, David, 1946-
Genders.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2009
(OCoLC)644073383

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Introduction : gendered histories, gendered contexts --
Of doctors and dictionaries --
Gender and sexual science --
Rethinking gender(s) --
Gender and language : Wittig's pronouns --
1. Femininity and feminism --
'Women feel just as men feel' : femininity and feeling 1790-1850 --
Femininity between world wars --
Race and femininity in African American writing --
Masculine identification : femininity's disappearing act --
Lesbian fiction after modernism : queering the genre --
Post-human(ist) femininity? --
2. Masculinities --
'The manly ideal' --
Dissipation and 'natural character' --
'The hero as man of letters' --
Of beetles and dandies --
3. Queering the pitch --
Homosexuals, inverts and fairies --
In and out of the closet --
Queer sensibilities, queer theory --
'Anticommunitarian impulses' --
4. Readers and spectators --
Gender and the public sphere --
'Interpretive communities' --
Spectateur, spectatrice --
Conclusion

"The concept of gender continues to be a central issue in literary and cultural studies, with a significance that crosses disciplinary boundaries and provokes lively debate. In this fully revised and updated second edition, David Glover and Cora Kaplan offer a lucid and illuminating introduction to 'gender' and its implications, including: an overview of the critical language and concepts surrounding gender from Read more...

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