This introduction to feminist literary criticism in its international contexts discusses a broad range of complex critical writings and then identifies and explains the main developments and debates within each approach. Each chapter has an easy-to-use format, comprising an introductory overview, an explanation of key themes and techniques, a detailed account of the work of specific critics, and a summary which includes critiques of the approach. Each chapter is accompanied by a guide to the primary texts and further reading.

chapter |32 pages


Feminist criticism: the 1960s to the 1990s

chapter |20 pages

Myth criticism

chapter |21 pages

French feminist criticism

chapter |19 pages

Psychoanalytic criticism

chapter |38 pages

Lesbian feminist criticism

chapter |8 pages

Feminist futures