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Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication

Women Making Meaning: NewFeminist Directions inCommunication Lana F. Rakow (ed) Routledge 1992 Lana Rakow’s timely book assesses some of the many themes and issues raised by feminist scholarship in the field of communication since the mid-1980s. The title has a dual purpose: to show how women have been “active participants in naming the world and…

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Twist and Shout: A Decade of Feminist Writing in ‘This Magazine’

Twist and Shout: A Decade ofFeminist Writing inThis Magazine Susan Crean (ed) Second Story Press 1992 This Magazine has showcased magnificent critical writing for more than a decade. Through various articles and in its Female Complaints column, writers of the calibre of Margaret Atwood, Susan G. Cole, Timothy Findley, Katherine Govier, Myrna Kostash, Linda McQuaig,…

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Essays Lesbian Literature

Sexual Practice, Textual Theory: Lesbian Cultural Criticism

Sexual Practice, TextualTheory: Lesbian CulturalCriticism Susan J. Wolfe,Julia Penelope (eds) Blackwell 1993 This powerful and empowering anthology marks the coming of age of lesbian criticism and theory – the energizing spirit behind much of the most exciting feminist writing today, and a vital force within cultural and textual studies more generally. Gathering together lesbian writers…

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Spare Rib Reader: 100 Issues of Women’s Liberation

Spare Rib Reader: 100Issues of Women’s Liberation Marsha Rowe (ed) Penguin Books 1982 A collection of Spare Rib articles from 1972-1982. Something like sixty women have worked on the Spare Rib collective since its first issue ten years ago, and many hundreds more have written, drawn, photographed, designed and helped out in the office. In…

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Essays Radical Separatism Theory

The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory

The Politics of Reality: Essaysin Feminist Theory Marilyn Frye Crossing Press 1983 The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory is a 1983 collection of feminist essays by philosopher Marilyn Frye. Some of these essays, developed through speeches and lectures she gave, have been quoted and reprinted often, and the book has been described as…