“This Living Hand”: Thirteenth-Century Female Literacy, Materialist Immanence, and the Reader of the Ancrene eth Robertson – – Speculum. Judith Fetterley, The Resisting Reader: a Feminist Approach to American. Fiction (Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, , X). Pp. xxvi. Judith Fetterley (born ) is a literary scholar known for her work in feminism and women’s Calling on women readers to intervene, to resist this hailing, Fetterley calls feminist criticism a political act to “to make available to consciousness.

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Katherine Ann-Porter stories about families impoverished or living lives of crime in the South to get by Looking forward to meatier feminist crit in the future. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Though exceptions to this generalization can be found here and there – a Dickinson poem, a Wharton novel fetterleyy these exceptions usually function to obscure the argument and confuse the issue: Return to Book Page.

Andrea Riley rated it it fetterpey ok Nov 19, He’s appeared in some other criticism I’ve read recently and astonishingly all I’ve ever read by him are fragments of The Turn of the Screw. The Henry James Review. There’s also a remarkable moment in Fetterley’s chapter on Mailer’s An American Dream when she brings in Valerie Solanis that is, honest to God, inspired.


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Why I Live at the P. William rated it it was ok Apr 09, This book is not yet featured on Juditu. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Brittaney rated it liked it Aug 28, I hope to continue re-reading this book.

Dawn rated it it was ok Aug 19, Bookvica rated it it was amazing Sep 04, My library Help Advanced Book Search. My professor must have been like “this will piss Coalton off, I will assign this,” because I discuss things a lot in my senior seminar and, oh boy, I am going to deconstruct the living shit out of this garbage.

Leo rated it liked it Apr 28, Liz rated it it was amazing May 31, Retrieved from ” https: I enjoyed most of it and found it to be a good reminder of fhe to take as a feminist critic, but it didn’t change my reesisting.


Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Instead, it’s a collection of resistant readings, which I think means that Fetterley first exposes the patriarchal politics that are the thematic content of judihh canonical works, and then shows the ways in which these patriarchal politics distort the reality of lived existence.

I don’t think I will ever tire of reading her well thought out, brilliantly written observations. But this is rwsisting a partial progression– honestly, the chapters on novels, resisying last four of the book, didn’t seem to develop a progression that I could see, nor are they precisely in chronological order which does make me ask why they are in this order, but that’s a sort of side question.

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