Out of Bounds: Male Writers and Gender(ed) Criticism

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Laura P. Claridge, Elizabeth Langland
University of Massachusetts Press, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 344 pages
Until recently, masculinity and its impact on literary production and reception has received scant attention in the field of literary criticism. Although critics certainly have been interested in examining gender, they have tended to be far more concerned with the feminine side of the equation than with the masculine. This book is an attempt to redress that imbalance.

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Contents

Mapping Gender Discourses
22
Jobs Wife and Sternes Other Women
55
Frost Letters 7172
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Copyright

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Laura Claridge is the author of a biography of painter Tamara De Lempicka as well as books on British Romanticism, Modernism, gender, and psychoanalytic theory. A popular international lecturer, she was professor of English literature at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, for eleven years. She lives in New York City.

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