Differences That Matter: Feminist Theory and Postmodernism
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BeschreibungDifferences That Matter challenges theories of the relationship between feminism and postmodernism that ask "is/should feminism be modern or postmodern?" Pointing out how postmodernism has been allowed to dictate feminist debates, Sara Ahmed argues instead that feminism must itself ask questions of postmodernism; that feminist theorists speak (back) to postmodernism rather than simply speak on (their relationship to) it. This "speaking back" involves a refusal to position postmodernism as a generalizable condition of the world, using close readings of postmodern constructions of rights, ethics, "woman," subjectivity, authorship and film.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: speaking back; 1. Rights; 2. Ethics; 3. Woman; 4. Subjects; 5. Authorship; 6. (Meta)fictions; 7. Screens; Conclusion: events that move us.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten