Gender

Palgrave Macmillan (2004)
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This book offers a clear introductory overview of the concept of gender. It places gender in its historical contexts and traces its development from the Enlightenment to the present, before moving on to the evolution of the concept of gender from within the various stances of feminist criticism, and recent developments in queer theory and post-feminism. Close analysis of key literary texts, including Frankenstein , Paradise Lost and A Midsummer Night's Dream , shows how specific styles of literature enable reflection on gender.
Keywords Feminist theory  Gender identity  Sex Philosophy  Sexual orientation  Gender identity in literature
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Call number HQ1190.C653 2004
ISBN(s) 0333994574
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