Gender (Transitions) by Claire Colebrook

By Claire Colebrook

Why has Western idea been so chronic in its supplier of human our bodies, and different different types, when it comes to the binary competition female and male? Is gender not anything greater than an ideology, or does it have its foundation in sexual distinction?

This priceless introductory advisor bargains a transparent evaluate of the concept that, and challenge, of gender. Claire Colebrook areas the time period in its historic contexts and lines its improvement from the Enlightenment to the current, ahead of relocating directly to the evolution of the concept that of gender from in the numerous stances of feminist feedback, and exploring contemporary advancements in queer thought and post-feminism. shut research of key literary texts, together with Frankenstein, Paradise Lost and A Midsummer Night's Dream, exhibits how particular varieties of literature let mirrored image on gender.

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