Before her death in 2001, Naomi Schor was a leading scholar in feminist and critical theory and a founding coeditor of difference s A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studie s. This issue takes as its starting point Schor's book Bad Objects: Essays Popular and Unpopular (1995), in which she discussed her attraction to the "bad objects" the academy had overlooked or ignored: universalism, essentialism, and feminism. Underpinning these bad objects was her mourning of the literary, a sense that her work--and feminist theory ...

Bad Object 2017, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822368786

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