The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms

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In this provocative rereading of the classic texts of the feminist literary canon, Carla Kaplan takes a hard look at the legacy of feminist criticism and argues that important features of feminism's own canon have been overlooked in the rush to rescue and identify. African-American women's texts, she demonstrates, often dramatize their distrust of their readers, their lack of faith in "the cultural conversation, " through strategies of self-silencing and "self-talk." At the same time, she argues, the homoerotics of women's ...

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The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms
1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195099157

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The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms
1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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