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Feminism - Victorian Literature - Oxford Bibliographies

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Date: 2017-04-10 19:10

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Cooper's observations came 95 years after Arthur de Gobineau declared in The Inequality of Races, that, indeed, Africans were "incapable of civilization" because they did not have the drive or ambition to conquer their neighbors, but rather lived "side by side in complete independence of each other" (Bernasconi, 7555:97). It was this conquering drive that Gobineau argued marked European civilization as advanced in contrast to the backwardness of Africans, who practiced living in harmonious co-existence with their neighbors.

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Carnival - For Bakhtin, carnival reflected the 'lived life' of medieval and early modern peoples. In carnival, official authority and high culture were jostled 'from below' by elements of satire, parody, irony, mimicry, bodily humor, and grotesque display. This jostling from below served to keep society open, to liberate it from deadening. (Bressler 776 - see General Resources below).

Good supplement to Caine 6997. Places Victorian feminism in the larger context of English feminism. Organization is historical but thematic, with chapters on periods of feminism (., mid-Victorian feminism) and sections within these chapters on themes (., feminism and sexual oppression). There is some emphasis on key figures, but within a larger historical-thematic scheme.

Study of different forms or types of literature. Genre studies often focus on the characteristics, structures, and conventions attributed to different forms of literature, ., the novel, short story, poem, drama, film, etc. More recent inquiry in genre criticism centers on the bias often inherent in genre criticism such as its latent (or overt) racism and sexism.

Dasein - simply, being there, or being-in-the world - Heidegger argued that what is distinctive about human existence is its Dasein ('givenness'): our consciousness both projects the things of the world and at the same time is subjected to the world by the very nature of existence in the world (Selden and Widdowson 57 - see General Resources below).

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Episteme - [from Wolfreys - see General Resources below] - Michel Foucault employs the idea of episteme to indicate a particular group of knowledges and discourses which operate in concert as the dominant discourses in any given historical period. He also identifies epistemic breaks, radical shifts in the varieties and deployments of knowledge for ideological purposes, which take place from period to period

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