A History of Women's Writing in Russia

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1
See, for example, Nina Auerbach, Woman and the Demon: The Life of a Victorian Myth (Cambridge, MA, 1982); Judith Butler, Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (New York, 1990); Hélène Cixous, Readings: The Poetics of Blanchot, Joyce, Kafka, Kleist, Lispector, and Tsvetaeva, ed., tr., and intro. by Verena Andermatt Conley (Minneapolis, MN, 1991); Marilyn Frye, The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory (Freedom, CA, 1983); Diana Fuss, Essentially Speaking (New York, 1989); Gayle Greene and Coppelia Kahn (eds.), The Making of Feminist Literary Criticism (New York, 1993); Marianne Hirsch, The Mother/Daughter Plot: Narrative, Psychoanalysis, Feminism (Bloomington, IN, 1989); bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (Boston, MA, 1984); Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider (Freedom, CA, 1984); Toril Moi, Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (New York, 1985); Mary Poovey, Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England (Chicago, 1988); Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets and Silence: Selected Prose 1966–1978 (New York, 1979); Naomi Schor, Breaking the Chain: Women, Theory, and French Realist Fiction (New York, 1985); Elaine Showalter, A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Bronte to Lessing (Princeton, NJ, 1977); Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, In Other Worlds: Essays in Cultural Politics (New York, 1988).
2
For an opposing view to Marsh's see Charlotte Rosenthal, “Achievement and Obscurity: Women's Prose in the Silver Age, ” in Clyman and Greene, 164–5.
3
In her groundbreaking book Terrible Perfection: Women and Russian Literature, Barbara Heldt argues that while women were valorized and often venerated in nineteenthcentury Russian male-authored fictions, those same women were also condemned to silence by their authors.
4
For a comparable set of analyses of Anglo-European women authors, see Mary Lynn Broe and Angela Ingram (eds.), Women's Writing in Exile (Chapel Hill, NC, 1989).
5
Among the many excellent studies on women's bodies, see Susan Bordo, Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body (Berkeley, CA, 1993); Wendy Chapkis, Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance (Boston, MA, 1986); Costlow, Sandler and Vowles; Susan Suleiman, The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives (Cambridge, MA, 1986); and Marina Warner, Alone of All Her Sex: the Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (New York, 1983).
6
Terry Eagleton, The Ideology of the Aesthetic (Oxford, 1990), 13.
7
See in particular, Joanna Hubbs, Mother Russia: The Feminine Myth in Russian Culture (Bloomington, IN, 1988).
8
See Hélène Cixous and Catherine Clement, The Newly Born Woman (Minneapolis, MN, 1986) and Luce Irigaray, This Sex Which is Not One (Ithaca, NY, 1985) and Speculum of the Other Woman (Ithaca, NY, 1985).

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