Angela Carter: New Critical Readings by Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips

By Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips

Bringing jointly major foreign students of up to date fiction and sleek girls writers, this publication presents authoritative new serious readings of Angela Carter's paintings from quite a few cutting edge theoretical and disciplinary methods. Angela Carter: New serious Readings either evaluates Carter's legacy as feminist provocateur and postmodern stylist, and broaches new flooring in contemplating Carter as, variously, a poet and a ‘naturalist'. together with assurance of Carter's earliest writings and her journalism in addition to her extra largely studied novels, brief tales and dramatic works, the ebook covers such issues as rescripting the canon, surrealism, and Carter's poetics.

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I f it is to be drawn at all, it must be drawn as a pragm atic-contextual distinction for the sake o f focusing on what is in each case only one aspect o f a dual-aspect phenom enon. And this, in turn, must find its warrant relative to 6 It might be argued that H aberm as’s categorial distinction between “ social labor” and “ socialization” helps overcom e the androcentrism o f orthodox M arxism. ” M oreover, it understood that category androcentrically and thereby excluded w o m e n ’s unpaid childrearing from history.

It shows that gender identity structures paid work, state administration, and political participation. Thus, it vindicates H aberm as’s claim that in classical capitalism the (official) econom y is not all-powerful but is, rather, in some significant measure inscribed within and subject to the norms and meanings o f everyday life. O f course, Habermas assumed that in m aking this claim he was saying som ething m ore or less positive. The norms and meanings he had in mind were not the ones I have been discussing.

T h u s, childrear­ in g is n ot per se sym bo lic rep rod u ction activity; it is equally and at the sam e tim e m aterial reproduction activity. 5 B u t the sam e is true o f the activities institutionalized in m odern capitalist paid w o rk . G ran ted , the p rod u ction o f fo od and objects con tributes to the bio log ical survival o f m em bers o f society. B u t such prod u ctio n also and at the sam e tim e reproduces social identities. N o t 4 TCA II, 20 8 ; “ A R e p ly to m y C ritics,” 2 2 3 - 5 ; M cC arth y, ‘‘ Translators Introduction,” x x iv -x x v .

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