Determined Women: Studies in the Construction of the Female by Jennifer Birkett, Elizabeth Harvey

By Jennifer Birkett, Elizabeth Harvey

The essays during this assortment examine a few of the pictures and different types that have formed Western women's feel of themselves within the 20th century. The technique of the gathering is interdisciplinary, bringing jointly the views of literary feedback, social background and linguistics. Its concentration is foreign, with contributions on Britain, France, Germany, the us and Canada. the gathering indicates either the similarity and the variety of women's event in an international decided by way of patriarchal assumptions, the place women's basically wish of swap lies in constructing a choice in their own.

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At the same time, since the recorded autobiographies are published and read by others, they can become part of a public discourse which can lead to change. 'The women's movement has shown that shared individual experience is an important part of the social discovery of a common condition. ' 49 There has been no autonomous women's movement in the GDR until very recently, but the impact on women there of the publishing of Guten Morgen, du SchOne may be compared to the impact on women's movements in the West of the practice of consciousness-raising - an important innovation during the upsurge of the new feminism of the late 1960s and 1970s.

110. Gatlin, op. , p. 9. , p. 8. Banks, op. , pp. 210-11; Heather Jon Maroney, 'Embracing Motherhood: New Feminist Theory', in Hamilton and Barrett (eds), op. , pp. 400-1. Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique (Harmondsworth, Middx: Penguin, 1986) p. 47. Gatlin, op. , p. 30. Friedan, op. , p. 59. Cit. Gatlin, op. , p. 13. Margaret Atwood, 'Significant Moments in the Life of My Mother', in Bluebeard's Egg and Other Stories (London: Virago, 1988), p. 29. , p. 28. Lewis, op. , pp. 194-5. , p. 163. , pp.

Discussion of and references to further reading on the concept of patriarchy can be found in Veronica Beechey, 'On Patriarchy', Feminist Review, vo!. 3 (1979) pp. 66--82; Michele Barrett, Women's Oppression Today: Problems in Marxist Feminist Analysis (London: Verso, 1980) pp. ), Women and the State: The Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private (London and Melbourne: Hutchinson, 1987) pp. 93-103. Chris Weedon, Feminist Practice and Poststructuralist Theory (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987) p. 2.

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