Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century

Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century

Elisabeth Bronfen / Sep 21, 2019

Feminist Consequences Theory for the New Century Exploring the status of feminism in this postfeminist age this sophisticated meditation on feminist thinking over the past three decades moves away from the all too common dependence on French theori

  • Title: Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century
  • Author: Elisabeth Bronfen
  • ISBN: 9780231117050
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Paperback
  • Exploring the status of feminism in this postfeminist age, this sophisticated meditation on feminist thinking over the past three decades moves away from the all too common dependence on French theorists and male thinkers and instead builds on a wide ranging body of feminist theory written by women.These writings address the question Where are we going as well as WheExploring the status of feminism in this postfeminist age, this sophisticated meditation on feminist thinking over the past three decades moves away from the all too common dependence on French theorists and male thinkers and instead builds on a wide ranging body of feminist theory written by women.These writings address the question Where are we going as well as Where have we come from As evidenced in the essays compiled here, the multiplicity of directions available to this new feminism ranges from poststructuralist academic theory through cultural activism to re readings of law, literature, and representation Contributors include Mieke Bal, Lauren Berlant, Rosi Braidotti, Elisabeth Bronfen, Judith Butler, Rey Chow, Drucilla Cornell, Ann Cvetkovich, Jane Gallop, Beatrice Hanssen, Claire Kahane, Ranjana Khanna, Biddy Martin, Juliet Mitchell, Anita Haya Patterson, and Valerie Smith.Feminist Consequences, representing the forefront of international feminist thought, marks a new and long desired stage of feminist criticism where women are themselves making theory rather than reacting to male production.

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      • Elisabeth Bronfen

        Elisabeth Bronfen born 1958 is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Zurich and, since 2007, Global Distinguished Professor at New York University 2013 she co curated the exhibition Cleopatra The Eternal Diva at the Bundestkunst und Ausstellungshalle Bonn She did her PhD at the University of Munich, on literary space in the work of Dorothy M Richardson s novel Pilgrimage, as well as her habilitation, five years later A specialist in the 19th and 20th century literature she has also written articles in the area of gender studies, psychoanalysis, film, cultural theory and visual culture Her book publications are Over Her Dead Body Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic Manchester University Press and a collection of essays Death and Representation, co edited with Sarah W Goodwin Johns Hopkins University Press She has edited a four volume german edition of Anne Sexton poetry and letters Further books are The Knotted Subject Hysteria and its Discontents Princeton, 1998 and the monograph Sylvia Plath in the series Writers and their Work Northcote Press 1998 A book version of her dissertation has appeared in English, under the title Dorothy Richardson s Art of Memory Space, Identity, Text Manchester University Press The book Home in Hollywood The Imaginary Geography of Cinema was published by Columbia University Press fall 2004 A collection of essays on recent scholarship in gender studes, co edited with Misha Kavka and entitled Feminist Consequences Theory for the New Century appeared with Columbia University Press, 2000 Another publication about the importance of the diva in celebrity culture, entitled Die Diva Geschichte einer Bewunderung was published with Schirmer und Mosel, M nchen A further recent publication is her collection of essays Liebestod und Femme Fatale Der Austausch sozialer Energien zwischen Oper, Literatur und Film A cultural history of the night, Night Passages Literature, Philosophy, Film was published with Columbia University Press in 2013 An introduction to the writings of Stanley Cavell, Stanley Cavell zur Einf hrung, as well as a collection of essays on visual culture, Crossmapping Essays zur Visuellen Kultur, both appeared in German in 2009 Most resent publication is Specters of War Hollywood s Engagement with Military Conflict Rutgers U.P 2012 The collection of essays Gothic Renaissance, co edited with Beate Neumeier, will appear with Manchester University Press 2014 Current research projects include a book on Shakespeare as our contemporary and another study on Queen Elizabeth I as the first diva and her cultural afterlife in literature and film.Source bronfenfo bio


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