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The gender of modernity

by Rita Felski

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Women and literature.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Feminist criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-240) and index.

    StatementRita Felski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .F417 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1118124M
    ISBN 100674341937, 0674341945
    LC Control Number94044329

    The Gender of Modernity 作者: Felski, Rita 出版社: Harvard Univ Pr 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: HRD ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Lee Skinner argues that the rhetorical nature of modernity made it possible for readers and writers to project and respond to multiple contradictory perspectives on gender roles. With special attention to public and private space, domesticity, education, technology, and work, Skinner identifies gender as a central concern at every level of society.

    Based on long-term ethnographic research, the book chapters explore the intersection of 'gender' and 'modernity' as they are mediated in the lives and subjectivities of diverse individuals and groups. How are the messages of modernity/tradition gendered? How are the material practices and cultural. Modernism/Modernity "Organized by categories that place modernism within the cultural cross-currents of the period, Gender in Modernism will be enormously useful to scholars and students alike."--Brenda R. Silver, author of Virginia Woolf Icon and other books "An immensely impressive achievement.

    "This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collection that demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed. The Gender of Modernism will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text for Modernist studies." --Shari Benstock "Scott and her contributing editors effectively [bring] together the issues of gender and modernism into a volume recommended. About the Book. Drawing from a rich array of visual and literary material from nineteenth-century Iran, this groundbreaking book rereads and rewrites the history of Iranian modernity through the .


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“To entitle a book The Gender of Modernity is boldly to run the risk posed by handling overfamiliar concepts. Rita Felski has run that risk with expert skill, producing an important study which succeeds in its aim ‘to unravel the complexities of modernity’s relationship to femininity through an analysis of its varied and competing representations.’Cited by: The Gender of Modernity.

In an innovative and invigorating exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern, Rita Felski challenges conventional male-centered theories of modernity.

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In an innovative and invigorating exploration of the complex relations between women and the. ‘Modernity’ is a relatively new term in literary scholarship on the turn of the twentieth century. Sociologists organise their research around issues of ‘modernisation’ unique to this period: the Taylorisation of industrial production, the professionalisation of science and the organisation of the modern research university, the development of new mediums and media for both mass Author: Ann Ardis.

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is a platform for academics to share research papers. By posing the question “does modernity have a sexuality?” this cluster of essays both attempts to ascertain the content of that sexuality (as do Lanser and Najmabadi) and to follow Rita Felski’s lead in The Gender of Modernity () in asking what is at stake in, or what changes occur, when we define the sexuality of modernity as queer, sapphic, heteronormative, perverse, or.

The Gender of Modernity by Rita Felski and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Modernism, Sex, and Gender is an up-to-date and in-depth review of how theories of gender and sexuality have shaped the way modernism has been read.

In an innovative exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern, Felski challenges conventional male-centered theories of modernity and calls into question feminist perspectives that have demonized the modern as inherently patriarchal, or else assumed a simple opposition between men's and women's experiences of the modern world.

To entitle a book The Gender of Modernity is boldly to run the risk posed by handling overfamiliar concepts. Rita Felski has run that risk with expert skill, producing an important study which succeeds in its aim 'to unravel the complexities of modernity's relationship to femininity through an analysis of its varied and competing representations.'Author: Rita Felski.

Changing Yorùbá Ideals of Power, Procreation, and Identity in the Age of Modernity (Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora) 1st ed. Edition by Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating ISBN Cited by: 4. Summary: "In an innovative and invigorating exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern, Rita Felski challenges conventional male-centered theories of modernity.

logic of the modern. From a reading of Berman’s book, it would be tempting to conclude that the gender of modernity is indeed male. All the exemplary heroes of his text—Faust, Marx, Baudelaire—are of course symbols not just of modernity, but also of masculinity, historical markers of.

Description In an innovative and invigorating exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern, Rita Felski challenges conventional male-centered theories of modernity.

In an exploration of the complex relations between women and the modernity. She also calls into question those feminist perspectives that have either demonized the modern as inherently partiarchal, or else assumed a simple opposition between men's and women's experiences of the modern world.

About this book. Gender and the City before Modernity presents a series of multi-disciplinary readings that explore issues relating to the role of gender in a variety of cities of the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds.

Presents an inter-disciplinary collection of readings that reveal new insights into the intersection of gender. Book Description. This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing transcended and celebrated the characteristics of genre, reflecting Macaulay’s.

The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining how "modernity" has been defined in various cultural contexts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, how this definition has been expressed spatially and architecturally, and what effect this has had on women in their everyday lives.Abstract In contemporary renderings of modernity, it is patented to the West and assumed to include gender equality; a commitment to gender equality then risks becoming overlaid with hierarchies of country and culture.

One way of contesting this, associated with alternative modernities, takes issue with the presumed Western origins of modernity.