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Commitments

Joseph Brooker

in Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780748633944
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651818 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.003.0006
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This chapter presents a record of the impact of feminism on literature, focusing on the combination of feminism and literature in the 1980s. It also studies the women's movement, which had emphasised gender as an important category of analysis, and gender, from certain prominent political uses of gender to its treatment in the fictional narrative.

Keywords: feminism; women's movement; gender; category of analysis; political uses; fictional narrative

Chapter.  15989 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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