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The Resource Genre choices, gender questions, by Mary Gerhart

Genre choices, gender questions, by Mary Gerhart

Label
Genre choices, gender questions
Title
Genre choices, gender questions
Statement of responsibility
by Mary Gerhart
Title variation
Genre choices gender questions
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Genre and gender share not only a common etymology but also a joint history of misreading, which ranges from their being completely ignored on the one hand to their being cast into unbreakable stereotypes on the other. Mary Gerhart's Genre Choices, Gender Questions opens these two concepts to inquiry and locates their changing relationships at the center of critical interpretation
  • Gerhart demonstrates that a theory of genre must move beyond mere categorizing. She summarizes the significant stages in the history of thinking about genre from Plato to Derrida and proposes a new role for genre that makes it pivotal in current discussions of critical theory. Developing a model of genre that is epistemological, historical, theoretical, and praxis oriented, she tests it in relation to such fields as religious studies, speech-act theory, cultural studies, and biblical hermeneutics, but above all by applying it to the interpretation of narrative fiction and film
  • Genre Choices, Gender Questions explores the complex and ambiguous relationship between genre and gender. Drawing on recent developments in gender studies, Gerhart examines the fluid relationship between the changing status of women authors in such genres as courtly love poetry, the novel, and biblical narrative and the legitimation or devaluation of those genres. Genre Choices, Gender Questions deals lucidly with complex concepts. focus is never narrow, but opens out consistently toward ancillary issues such as feminist readings and deconstructionism, which strengthen the author's argument. Gerhart convincingly suggests the profound implications of genre and gender, as she redefines them, for both literary criticism and religious studies
  • Genre Choices, Gender Questions is volume 9 of the Oklahoma Project for Discourse and Theory
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerhart, Mary
Dewey number
809/.03
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN771
LC item number
.G47 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oklahoma project for discourse & theory
Series volume
v. 9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Modern
  • Literary form
  • Sex
  • Authorship
  • Feminism and literature
  • Literaire genres
  • Theorie
  • Sekseverschillen
  • Gattungstheorie
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Literaire genres
  • Sekseverschillen
  • Theorie
Label
Genre choices, gender questions, by Mary Gerhart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
25676061
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 261 pages
Isbn
9780806124506
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92054152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25676061
  • (WaOLN)1492470
Label
Genre choices, gender questions, by Mary Gerhart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
25676061
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 261 pages
Isbn
9780806124506
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92054152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25676061
  • (WaOLN)1492470

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