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Hawai‘i One Summer (1987/1998)
Helena Grice

, Kingston’s evocation of sea-nature emerges as a eulogistic celebration of both place and species. Ultimately, Kingston reaches a point at the end of this lengthy description where she is able to say that ‘a new climate helps me to see nature’ ( HOS , p. 37). Many elements of the piece echo the descriptions of eco-feminist literature as described by Gretchen T. Legler above. Creatures of nature are not only anthropomorphised but named (Kingston’s son has a pet crab named ‘Linda’); the connection between humanity and nature is emphasised through

in Maxine Hong Kingston
Andrew Balmer
Anne Murcott

The second sentence, which begins ‘Feminism as ethnocentric’, is a little unclear and so it does not quite make the point as well as it could. It is not a terrible sentence and only needs a bit of improvement. What the student wants to say when quoting from Anthius and Yuval-Davis is that black feminists have pointed out that white feminists assume that women’s interests are uniform based only on their own white experiences. So she wants to point out that black feminists have made a proposition about Western feminist literature. The second sentence can be rephrased

in The craft of writing in sociology
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The role of women in punk fanzine creation
Cazz Blasé

’ basement in 1892.1 Similarly, Barbara Onslow refers to Emily Faithfull’s all-women Victoria Press in the 1860s, which was vital both when it came to training young women in the craft of printing, but also as the main printer of feminist literature at the time.2 The unstamped press, which first began to emerge in 1830, fifteen years after the introduction of a fourpenny stamp (or tax) on newspapers, and mere months after the July Revolution in France, can be seen as an early example of anti-establishment publishing, often with radical intent.3 The unstamped penny

in Ripped, torn and cut
The Indian experience
Shirin M. Rai

can also be seen as a necessary condition for women’s interests to be taken into account’ (PfA, G: paragraph 183). There is now a growing body of feminist literature which is problematizing this assumption about a direct co-relation between women’s participation in politics and the representation of women’s interests (see Coole, 1997; Fraser, 1997; Young, 1997; Hoskyns and Rai, 1998). This issue of representation of interests is a vexed one. Whose interests are being represented by the increased participation of women in political institutions? Who can and will

in Mainstreaming gender, democratizing the state?
Beholding young people’s experiences and expressions of care through oral history performance
Kathleen Gallagher
Rachel Turner-King

as ethnographic researchers in Turner-King’s context of CYT. They felt that the care they witnessed seemed neither limited nor terribly inward-looking, despite having every reason to be inner-directed in the days immediately following the extraordinarily difficult Brexit referendum vote result and the remarkable sense of uncertainty that followed it. Sociologists Kathleen Lynch, Maureen Lyons and Sara Cantillon, drawing upon extensive feminist literature on care, put forward a view of the ‘care-full’ citizen that recognises the care and love labour, and

in Performing care
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Miles Leeson
Emma V. Miller

Morsels (2008). As a text marketed toward the young adult group of readers, the violent sexual content of Tender Morsels has been subject to intense debate in the media and by parents and young readers alike. Miller considers whether the text can be defined as a work of trauma fiction, its relationship to its fairy-tale heritage and, in its presentation of reality and fantasy, how far it can be considered a work of feminist

in Incest in contemporary literature
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David Brauner

‘decidedly Jewish’ (Roth 2001a: 75). When Krasnik describes The Plot Against America as ‘Roth’s great Jewish history’, however, Roth launches into a tirade: Introduction 15 Jewish? . . . It’s my most American book. It’s about America. About America . . . I don’t accept that I write Jewish-American fiction. I don’t buy that nonsense about black literature or feminist literature. Those are labels made to strengthen some political agenda. (Roth 2005: 14–15) If, earlier in his career, Roth saw (or claimed to see) no tension between the identities designated by the

in Philip Roth
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Socialist women and Women’s Liberation, 1968–82
Sue Bruley

those of us who were genuinely committed to both socialist politics and the women’s movement our involvement in each place seemed to take part in two separate boxes … on a personal level that felt really alienating’. 36 IS increasingly behaved as if it was ‘the’ revolutionary party rather than part of the far left as a whole and none of us felt comfortable with this, particularly as the focus in IS had shifted almost exclusively towards industrial workers. We were all reading feminist literature and eager to become more involved in the WLM. There was by this time

in Against the grain
Antonia Lucia Dawes

exclusively white, and masculine dominance. Banter with women working in street markets The feminist literature, cited in the last section, about the management of sexual preserves in the Mediterranean, was based on research conducted in the first half of the twentieth century. This research showed women to be largely absent from, or only able to pass through, public spaces on their way back to the private sphere of the home (Harding 1975 ; Reiter 1975 ). Street markets in Napoli of course became increasingly diverse, fluid and contested spaces following the end of

in Race talk
Sarah Browne

this could pose to those who did not enjoy reading those kinds of texts. Indeed, Isabelle Kerr found some of the reading quite hard going. She especially recalled reading Susan Brownmiller’s Against Our Will: she remembered ‘really ploughing through it’, reflecting that ‘for somebody who had never tackled feminist literature before – I found it such a slog’.60 Esther Breitenbach explored the problematic nature of CR in an article for a conference document produced by the WLM in Scotland in 1976. She criticised the movement’s emphasis on CR, which she believed did not

in The women’s liberation movement in Scotland