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Speculum of the Other Woman

Speculum of the Other Woman Luce Irigaray Éditions de Minuit 1974 Speculum of the Other Woman by Luce Irigaray is incontestably one of the most important works in feminist theory to have been published in this generation. For the profession of psychoanalysis, Irigaray believes, female sexuality has remained a “dark continent,” unfathomable and unapproachable; its nature…

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Literature Theory

Sexual Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory

Sexual Textual Politics: FeministLiterary Theory Toril Moi Routledge Londonand New York 1985 What are the political implications of a feminist, critical practice? How do the problems of the literary text relate to the priorities and perspectives of feminist politics as a whole? Sexual/Textual Politics addresses these fundamental questions and examines the strengths and limitations of…