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Feminist utopias

Author: Frances Bartkowski
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989.
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The utopias envisioned by Edward Bellamy and other novelists late in the nineteenth century were generally blueprints of government. As satellites of men, women were expected to share in the general improvement of society. The resurgence of the feminist movement since the late 1960s has produced a very different kind of utopian literature. Frances Bartkowski explores a body of work that is striking and vital because  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bartkowski, Frances, 1948-
Feminist utopias.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Bartkowski
ISBN: 0803212054 9780803212053 0083260911 9780083260911 0083260919 0803260911 9780803260917
OCLC Number: 18780274
Description: x, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Remembering and inventing : Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland and Monique Wittig's Les guérillères --
The kinship web : Joanna Russ's The female man and Marge Piercy's Woman on the edge of time --
Of unmen and women : Suzy McKee Charnas's Walk to the end of the world and Motherlines --
The houses of women : Christine Rochefort's Archaois, ou, Le jardin étincelant and E.M. Broner's A weave of women --
No shadow without light : Louky Bersianik's The Eugélionne and Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale.
Responsibility: Frances Bartkowski.
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This is a comparative study of feminist utopian literature, which examines contributions from writers in Canada, the USA and France. With the exception of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "Herland" (1915),  Read more...


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