Technologies of Gender

Technologies of Gender

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qTechnologies of Gender builds a bridge between the fashionable orthodoxies of academic theory (Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, et al.) and the frequently-marginalized contributions of feminist theory.... In sum, de Lauretis has written a book that should be required reading for every feminist in need of theoretical ammunitiona€”and for every theorist in need of feminist enlightenment.q a€”B. Ruby Rich q... sets philosophical ideas humming.... she has much to say.q a€”Cineaste qI can think of no other work that pushes the debate on the female subject forward with such passion and intellectual rigor.q a€”SubStance This book addresses the question of gender in poststructuralist theoretical discourse, postmodern fiction, and women's cinema. It examines the construction of gender both as representation and as self-representation in relation to several kinds of texts and argues that feminism is producing a radical rewriting, as well as a rereading, of the dominant forms of Western culture.Essays on Theory, Film, and Fiction Teresa De Lauretis ... Gender: Literary and Cinematic Representation, edited by Jeanne Ruppert for the Florida State University Press from the 1986 Florida State University Conference on Literature anbsp;...

Title:Technologies of Gender
Author: Teresa De Lauretis
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1987

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