Reading with a difference : gender, race, and cultural identity / edited by Arthur F. Marotti ... [et al.]

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Subjects: English literature--History and criticism
American literature--History and criticism
Sex role in literature
Culture in literature
Race in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1993
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 400 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 7
I. The Codes of Gender
Pt. 1. The Discourse of Femaleness
1. Not Subordinate: Empowering Women in The Marriage Plot - The Novels of Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth and Jane Austen / Julie Shaffer 21
2. Aiding Impoverished Gentlewomen: Power and Class in Emma / Mary-Elisabeth Fowkes Tobin 45
3. Fancy-Work and Fancy Foot-Work: Motives for Silence in Washington Square / Lauren Berlant 63
4. Re-constructing Oedipus Through "Beauty and the Beast" / Sylvia Bryant 83
Pt. 2. The Discourse of Maleness
5. Charles II, George Pines, and Mr. Dorimant: The Politics of Sexual Power in Restoration England / Harold Weber 101
6. Maud, Masculinity and Poetic Identity / Linda M. Shires 129
7. Sexuality and Visual Terrorism in The Wings of the Dove / Michael Moon 151
8. Freud's Dora and James's Turn of the Screw: Two Treatments of the Female "Case" / Paula Marantz Cohen 169
9. The Aporia of Bourgeois Art: Desire in Thomas Mann's Death in Venice / Thomas Hayes, Lee Quinby 185
II. Cultural Identities
Pt. 1. The Interplay of Gender, Race, and Cultural Identity
10. Economies of the Body: Gendered Sites in Robinson Crusoe and Roxana / Robyn Wiegman 207
11. The Family Militant: Domesticity Versus Slavery in Uncle Tom's Cabin / Myra Jehlen 227
12. Heart Attacks: Frederick Douglass's Strategic Sentimentality / Stephanie A. Smith 245
13. Reading Race and Gender in Conrad's Dark Continent / Bette London 269
Pt. 2. Cross-Cultural Issues
14. The Documentary Fiction of Melville's Omoo: The Crossed Grammars of Acculturation / Stephen de Paul 289
15. Questioning Race and Gender Definitions: Dialogic Subversions in The Woman Warrior / Malini Schueller 311
16. Self-fashioning, Colonial Habitus, and Double Exclusion: V. S. Naipaul's The Mimic Men / Vivek Dhareshwar 329
17. Traveling Through Ethnography: Authority and Ignorance about a Chinese Folk Festival / Terry Caesar 357
18. Translingualism and the Literary Imagination / Steven G. Kellman 381
Contributors 397
Added Titles: Criticism
Alternate Title(s): Criticism.
Additional Authors: Marotti, Arthur F., 1940-
Notes: LCCN: 93028532
ISBN: 0814324932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Originally published in the journal Criticism
"A Criticism book."
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 28723873
ISBN/ISSN: 0814324932