Feminizing the Fetish

Feminizing the Fetish

Author: Emily Apter

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ISBN: 1501727745

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 294

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Emily Apter offers a fresh account of the complex relationship between representation and sexual obsession in turn-of-the-century French culture, and in particular the theme of "female fetishism" in the context of the feminine culture of mourning, collecting, and...
Feminizing the Fetish
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Emily Apter
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-15 - Publisher:

Emily Apter offers a fresh account of the complex relationship between representation and sexual obsession in turn-of-the-century French culture, and in particular the theme of "female fetishism" in the context of the feminine culture of mourning, collecting, and...
Feminizing the Fetish
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Emily Apter
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Shoes, gloves, umbrellas, cigars that are not just objects—the topic of fetishism seems both bizarre and inevitable. In this venturesome and provocative book, Emily Apter offers a fresh account of the complex relationship between representation and sexual obsession in turn-of-the-century French culture. Analyzing works by authors in the naturalist and
The Gender of Modernity
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Rita Felski
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-08-21 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In an exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern, this work challenges conventional male-centred theories of modernity. It examines the gendered meanings of such notions as nostalgia, consumption, feminine writing, the popular sublime, evolution, revolution and perversion.
Genders 19
Language: en
Pages: 341
Authors: Ann M. Kibbey, Kayann Short, Abouali Farmanfarmaian
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-09 - Publisher: NYU Press

Twelve diverse articles cover topics including fetishism and parody in Stein's Tender Buttons, male hysteria and the US invasion of Panama, and the crisis of femininity and modernity in the Third World. Lacks an index. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Women's Writing in Nineteenth-Century France
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Alison Finch
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-08-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the most complete critical survey to date of women's literature in nineteenth-century France. Alison Finch's wide-ranging analysis of some 60 writers reflects the rich diversity of a century that begins with Mme de Staël's cosmopolitanism and ends with Rachilde's perverse eroticism. Finch's study brings out the contribution not