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What Is A Woman?

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What is a woman? And what does it mean to be a feminist today? In her first full-scale engagement with feminist theory since "Sexual/Textual Politics" (1985), Toril Moi challenges the dominant trends in contemporary feminist and cultural thought, arguing for a feminism of freedom inspired by Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex". This works brings together Moi's work on Freud and Bourdieu, and her studies of desire and knowledge in literature. In the title-essay, Toril Moi rethinks current debates about sex, gender, and the body - challenging the commonly held belief that the sex/gender distinction is fundamental to all feminist theory. Moi rejects every attempt to define masculinity and femininity, including efforts to define femininity as that which "cannot be defined".

Hardback book in good condition. Slight shelf wear and some small tearing on the top of the dust jacket.

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Author(s):
Toril Moi
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019812242X
ISBN-13:
9780198122425
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
What Is A Woman?

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What is a woman? And what does it mean to be a feminist today? In her first full-scale engagement with feminist theory since "Sexual/Textual Politics" (1985), Toril Moi challenges the dominant trends in contemporary feminist and cultural thought, arguing for a feminism of freedom inspired by Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex". This works brings together Moi's work on Freud and Bourdieu, and her studies of desire and knowledge in literature. In the title-essay, Toril Moi rethinks current debates about sex, gender, and the body - challenging the commonly held belief that the sex/gender distinction is fundamental to all feminist theory. Moi rejects every attempt to define masculinity and femininity, including efforts to define femininity as that which "cannot be defined".

Hardback book in good condition. Slight shelf wear and some small tearing on the top of the dust jacket.

Author(s):
Toril Moi
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019812242X
ISBN-13:
9780198122425
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
What Is A Woman?

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