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  1. New Feminist Discourses

    Critical Essays on Theories and Texts

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    This collection of new feminist essays represents the work of young critics researching and teaching in British Universities. Aiming to set the agenda for feminist criticism in the nineties, the essays debate themes crucial to the development of feminist thought: among them, the problems of...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Art

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This book offers the first concentrated examination of the representation of the black female subject in Western art through the lenses of race/color and sex/gender. Charmaine A. Nelson poses critical questions about the contexts of production, the problems of representation, the pathways of...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Pregnant Pictures

    By Sandra Matthews, Laura Wexler

    In this dazzling collection of over 200 photos of pregnant women taken from art libraries, childbirth manuals, maternity ads, contemporary art, and personal albums, the authors explore the paradox between image and reality. The photos illuminate how society creates feminine roles through the...

    Published July 26th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Double Exposures

    The Practice of Cultural Analysis

    By Mieke Bal

    A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is...

    Published June 4th 1996 by Routledge

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