Confessional Politics: Women's Sexual Self-Representations in Life Writing and Popular Media

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The premise of "Confessional Politics" is that in this confessional age, "telling all is in." From a unique variety of perspectives and angles, the essays in this collection explore the association of confession with femininity; they examine its function as a gender-specific discourse as they probe its many feminized genres and subgenres. "Confessional Politics" investigates the creative and strategic ways in which women shape the telling of their sexual stories in order to resist and negotiate the confessional practices ...

Confessional Politics: Women's Sexual Self-Representations in Life Writing and Popular Media 1999, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809322541

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Confessional Politics: Women's Sexual Self-Representations in Life Writing and Popular Media 1999, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809322534

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