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Bringing together key writings on art, film, architecture, popular culture, new media and other visual fields, this key reader combines classic texts by leading feminist thinkers with six previously unpublished polemical new pieces. It explores how issues of race, class, nationality and sexuality, enter into debates about feminism, and includes work by feminist critics, artists and activists. Articles are grouped into six thematic sections:
* mass culture/media interventions
* the body
A valuable reference for students of visual culture and gender studies, this is both a framework within which to understand the shifts in feminist thinking in visual studies and an overview of the most significant feminist theories in this area.
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Amelia Jones is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Riverside. She has organised exhibitions including Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History at the UCLA/Armand Hammer Art Museum (1996), and her publications include the co-edited anthology Performing the Body/Performing the Text (1999), Body Art/Performing the Subject (1998), and Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp (1994).Review:
"The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader is a useful inspiring reference work." - Muse
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Book Description Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. List price Amazon - $125.00. A heavy volume that will require additional postage. "Feminism is one of the most important perspectives from which visual culture has been theorized over the past thirsty years. The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader brings together a wide array of writings addressing art, film, architecture,popular culture, new media and other visual fields from a feminist perspective combining classic texts by leading feminist thinkers with polemical new pieces. Judith Barry, John Berger, Janet Bergstrom, Rosemary Betterton, Lisa Bloom, Susan Bordo, Rosi Braidotti, Judith Butler, Camera Obscura Collective, Sue-Ellen Case, Meiling Cheng, Judy Chicago, Helene C " (Publisher). Seller Inventory # H1239