Critical Condition

Critical Condition

Feminism at the Turn of the Century

Book - 2000
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"Is feminism dead, as has been claimed by notable members of the media and the academy? Has feminist knowledge, with its proliferation of methodologies and fields, been purchased at the price of power? Are the conflicts among feminists evidence of self-destructive infighting or do they herald the emergence of innovative modes of inquiry? Given a feminism now ensconced within higher education as specialized or fractious scholarship, Susan Gubar's Critical Condition: Feminism at the Turn of the Century demonstrates that an invigorated concentration on activism and artistry can accentuate not the clinical or disparaging meaning of "critical" but its sense of compelling urgency and irreverent vitality."--Jacket.
"Gubar's forays into art and activism politics and the profession provide a sometimes distressing, sometimes comical, sometimes optimistic view of feminism emerging from a time of contention into a lively period of pluralized perspectives and disciplines."--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780231115803
0231115806
Branch Call Number: 801.95 G921c 2000
Characteristics: xii, 237 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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