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Literature and gender

essays for Jasodhara Bagchi

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Orient Longman in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist literary criticism.,
  • Women in literature.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Supriya Chaudhuri and Sajni Mukherji.
    ContributionsBagchi, Jasodhara., Chaudhuri, Supriya., Mukherji, Sajni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN98.W64 L57 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3592117M
    ISBN 108125022279
    LC Control Number2002295693

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    Gender Stereotypes in Literature Words | 7 Pages. Throughout history women have been victims of many stereotypes. The stereotypes that will be analyzed in this essay are the ideas that women are somehow inferior to men, the weaker sex, both mentally and physically; they are self-sacrificing mothers and wives and that they are dependent on men. - Are your kids aged dealing with something they do not understand when it comes to gender or diversity? These books may help to explain a situation in a way they can understand. Don't forget to go to Amazon through Amazon Smile, and support GenderNexus. It helps us buy supplies without costing you a thing! pins.

    Book Description. Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including. Bonnie Smith’s book, The Gender of History appears in the section on Methodologies and Historiographies, but could fit equally well in the section on Creative Expressions. In developing their lists and writing their exams, students should feel free to include the same work in moreFile Size: KB.


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