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Literary Fat Ladies 1987 : Rhetoric, Gender, Property (Hardcover) (Patricia Parker)

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First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as unruly, excessive, teleology-breaking figures — intermeshing with feminist theory in the wake of Freud, Lacan and Derrida. A wide variety of texts — from Genesis to Freud, by way of Shakespeare, Milton, Rousseau and Emily Brontë — are examined, held together by a concern for the entanglements of rhetorical questions of literary plotting, hierarchy, ideological framing and political consequence.

Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Routledge Revivals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Patricia Parker
Language: English
Street Date: October 8, 2016
TCIN: 51638130
UPC: 9781138212053
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-2698

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