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The first major book of feminist critical theory published in the United States is now available in an expanded second edition. This widely cited pioneering work presents a new introduction by the editor and a new bibliography of feminist critical theory from the last decade. This book has become indispensable to an understanding of feminist theory. Contributors include Cheri Register, Dorin Schumacher, Marcia Holly, Barbara Currier Bell, Carol Ohmann, Carolyn Heilbrun, Catherine Stimpson, and Barbara A. White.

"Donovan impressively surveys feminist criticism since 1975."—Style

"Provides insight into feminist approaches to literary criticism . . . The book offers genuine critical values within a short compass."—Choice

"Feminist Literary Criticism is addressed both to the practicing feminist critic and to the neophyte. . . . It is at once exhilarating and cautionary, combining great promise with many warnings."—Signs

"An introduction to the current movements of feminists toward the creation of a uniquely feminine aesthetic as well as a feminist critical framework."Library Journal

Publication Date

1989

Publisher

The University Press of Kentucky

Place of Publication

Lexington, KY

ISBN

9780813101903

eISBN

9780813157993

Keywords

Feminist literary criticism, Feminism and literature, Women and literature

Disciplines

Women's Studies

Notes

Second edition, with a new Introduction and Bibliography

Feminist Literary Criticism: Explorations in Theory
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