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American Sexual Politics

American Sexual Politics

Sex, Gender, and Race since the Civil War

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Published by University of Chicago Press Journals .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sex & sexuality,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • History,
  • Sex and law,
  • Sex crimes,
  • Sex customs,
  • United States,
  • History: American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn C. Fout (Editor), Maura Shaw Tantillo (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9561597M
    ISBN 100226257851
    ISBN 109780226257853

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Enacted by reformers, radicals, and reactionaries, the drama of American sexual politics since the Civil War is as diverse and unpredictable as the nation's citizenry.

In this collection of sixteen essays, the shifting tensions between sexual reform and repression are seen in historical explorations of men's and women's sexuality, of the sexual-social dynamics of lesbians and gay men, of the.

Published inSexual Politics was the first academic take on feminist literary criticism. The book was based on Millett's PhD dissertation, in which she dissected the work of D. Lawrence, Norman Mailer, and Henry Miller, among others.4/5.

In Black Sexual Politics, Hill Collins offers up a dense look at the current & historical landscape of Blackness in the U.S.A. Hill Collins opens the book by explaining why issues of Black identity centered around sexuality are unique, a point that she proves thoroughly throughout the book/5.

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Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism Patricia Hill Collins In Black American Sexual Politics book Politics, one of America's most influential writers on race and gender explores how images of Black sexuality have been used to maintain the color line and how they threaten to spread a new brand of racism around the world today.

Kate Millett’s book Sexual Politics is a groundbreaking feminist critique of literature and social organization that is widely regarded as an essential radical feminist text.

It opens with brief exploration of fiction by Henry Miller, Norman Mailer, and Jean Genet. Sexual/Textual Politics addresses these fundamental questions and examines the strengths and limitations of the two main strands in feminist criticism, the Anglo-American and the French, paying particular attention to the works of Cixous, Irigaray and Kristeva.

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Sexual Politics is a nonfiction book written by Katherine ("Kate") Murray Millett (–). Millett was an artist, professor, writer, and activist who was especially concerned with feminist. This diverse overview of American sexual politics will interest students and scholars of the history of sexuality, gender studies, women's studies, and gay studies.

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Kate Millett, American feminist, author, and artist, an early and influential figure in the women’s liberation movement, whose first book, Sexual Politics, began her exploration of the dynamics of power in relation to gender and sexuality.

Millett earned a bachelor’s degree with honours in Childhood and sexual identity under slavery / Anthony S. Parent, Jr., and Susan Brown Wallace --The sexualization of Reconstruction politics: White women and Black men in the South after the Civil War / Martha Hodes --"Lost manhood" found: male sexual impotence and Victorian culture in the United States / Kevin J.

Mumford --"The Word made. Kate Millett invented feminist literary criticism. Her urgent, elegant masterwork, Sexual Politics introduced a new and remarkably durable idea: you could interpret literature in light of its gender dynamics.

You may wonder whether literature is the right medium for consciousness-raising, but you can’t deny that Millett made reading a life-changing, even world-changing, act.