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Of Women Borne : A Literary Ethics of Suffering (Hardcover) (Cynthia R. Wallace)

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The literature of Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, Ana Castillo, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie teaches a risky, self-giving way of reading (and being) that brings home the dangers and the possibilities of suffering as an ethical good. Working the thought of feminist theologians and philosophers into an analysis of these women's writings, Cynthia R. Wallace crafts a literary ethics attentive to the paradoxes of critique and re-vision, universality and particularity, reading in suffering a redemptive or redeemable reality.

Number of Pages: 316
Genre: Literary Criticism, Philosophy, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Gender, Theory, and Religion
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Cynthia R. Wallace
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2016
TCIN: 50778448
UPC: 9780231173681
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-9901
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