TITLE

Three (More) Women's Texts and a Critique of New Historicism: Self-Disciplinary Soul-Making in Harriet Martineau, Florence Nightingale and Charlotte Brontë

AUTHOR(S)
Goodlad, Lauren M. E.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Postcolonial Cultures & Literatures: Modernity & the (Un)Commonw;2002, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Postcolonial Cultures & Literatures: Modernity & The (UN)Commonwealth" that talks about the 1985 essay "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism" by Gayatri Spivak is presented. The author states that in this essay, Spivak opened up the imperialist complicities of Western feminist literary criticism. The proto-feminist texts of three women writers including Harriet Martineau, Florence Nightingale and Charlotte Brontë are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
31929734

 

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