Female Genesis: Creativity, Self and Gender

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This exciting book argues against fashionable trends in contemporary feminisms that wish to abandon "woman" as a flawed and oppressive term, regarding masculinity and femininity as unwanted binaries that attempt to subvert gender as oppression. Instead the author argues for the need to revalue feminine origins, to make room for the feminine elements in creation and explore the predicament of the female creator. Through writers of French and English, male and female, such as Balzac, Lawrence, de Beauvoir, WooIf, Carter, ...

Female Genesis: Creativity, Self and Gender 1998, St. Martin's Press

ISBN-13: 9780312211868