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Edited By Catherine Belsey and Jane Moore
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Second revised and expanded edition of an anthology of essays for undergraduates of women's literature and feminist theory. Includes Toni Morrison's discussion of a Hemingway short story, Line Pouchard on Radclyffe Hall , Marjorie Garber on Elvis and cross-dressing and Diane Elam on the relation between feminism and post-modernism.263pp.
Macmillan, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333446038
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Inventory #28958
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Singer, Linda
The emergence of AIDS in contemporary culture has not only produced a vast discourse on the disease but has provoked an anxious proliferation of sites of erotic danger. In Erotic Welfare , Linda Singer argues that we are currently living in an "age of epidemic", fueled by a "panic logic" in which contemporary discourse on sexuality and on a variety of social problems - teenage pregnancy, prostitution, and drug addiction, have come to replicate the discourse of contagion. Singer traces the effects of epidemic on the growth of regulatory mechanisms for the control of sexuality, and explores the ways this development has affected women's efforts to secure reproductive freedom; the construction of femininity within the media; and efforts to displace the hegemony of the nuclear family in the cultural imaginary. Her work forms a trenchant critique of sexuality in an age of discipline, where bodies and their pleasures have become dense sites of regulatory power. 210pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Edges of covers rubbed. Head and tail of spine rubbed.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415902029
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Inventory #25426
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Duberman, Martin B.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.This is a collection of documentary material and a selection of previously uncollected essays, speeches and reviews by the historian and gay activist, Martin Duberman. Part One contains rare documents from the past two centuries tracing the lives and opinions of both our gay and our homosexual ancestors. Part Two has been extensively revised and includes six new articles published as recently as 1991, covering such topics as coming out, bisexuality in the ancient world and reform in the gay rights movement.505pp.
Meridian Books, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised and Expanded Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0452010810
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Inventory #25868
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Brennan, Teresa
N.B.Some annotations.Previous owner's name on ffep.266pp.
Routledge, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415074495
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Inventory #26176
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.92 approx. - € 6.96 approx.)
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Oppenheimer, Paul
Guilt makes no compromises. One may be a little in love or a little bit angry, but the idea of degrees of guilt is meaningless. Any guilt, whether of the emotional, religious or legal variety, is fiendishly intense. The word itself points to a mysterious intensity of indebtedness, and this with an absolution extraordinary in human affairs. This book aims to go to the heart of the mystery. Its theme, that of the absolutism of guilt, is explored from a variety of different perspectives and through a series of anecdotes. The author examines the sources of the word "guilt"; languages and cultures without the concept of guilt; the religious importance and meaning of guilt, in Judaism, Christianity and other religions; psychological investigations of guilt, by Freud and Jung, among others; guilt and criminal behaviour; guilt and mourning; the effect of guilt as a creative stimulant in modern times, on literature, art, politics, law and film; and the mysterious persistence of guilt in modern secular societies Throughout, the text is supported with quotations from authors ancient and modern. 127pp.
Duckworth, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715627597
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Inventory #26691
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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