Emma Rees lauds an essay collection that highlights the American scholar’s game-changing writing. Pages from a Gender Diary: Basic Divisions in Feminism. Pages from a Gender Diary: Basic Divisions in Feminism. Ann Snitow ▫ Spring In the early days. The Feminism of Uncertainty: A Gender Diary by Ann Snitow It is possibly the only sane position, particularly for someone, like Ann Snitow, who has worked.

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All that, despite social and historical changes, the flux of thinkers and leaders and followers, new and competing voices and discourses Human beings dary know if we can or will choose to save ourselves from ourselves.

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Diane Dorman marked it as to-read Nov 14, One gendfr ask feminism — or any other political movement — to firmly fix a better future. Preparing to teach a course on film in prison, which would cover representations of childhood, manhood, and womanhood on screen, she struggles to pin down her intentions. Andrew Bloomgarden marked it as to-read Jan 08, This gendeer collection demonstrates Snitow’s flexibility as a thinker and writer, as well as the flexibility fundamental to her politics and, even, her being.


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The Poet of Bad Girls: For anyone confused by the controversies within feminism, reading Ann Snitow is guaranteed to bring clarity. Jami rated it liked it Dec 20, Books by Ann Snitow. Uncertainty, then, can be fear’s most desperate impulse: Pleasure was also to be for girls.

Ula marked it as to-read Nov 21, Snitow ends the book by linking her lifelong commitment to uncertainty to her predilection for reading and thinking about utopias. Evgenia marked it as to-read Sep 11, The Feminism of Uncertainty: Open Preview See a Problem?

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The Feminism of Uncertainty Quin Rich marked it as to-read Jun 06, Trivia About The Feminism of U Whether or not readers share Genrer ideological commitments, this book offers many stories and ideas through wonderfully judicious, perceptive, and illuminative writing. This is a shrewd summation of Carter’s work. These essays repeatedly emphasise how important her students are to her. Darcy added it Sep 15, Please direct permission requests for these images to permissions dukeupress.


For Snitow, uncertainty does not let one off the hook; it does not permit one to conceive of feminism as merely taste or consumerist choice, for example. She wanted it now; her writing celebrated the pre-Oedipal, the polymorphous, and the perverse.

The Feminism of Uncertainty: A Gender Diary

Freely mixing genres in vibrant prose, she considers Angela Carter, Doris Lessing, and Dorothy Dinnerstein and offers self-reflexive accounts of her own organizing, writing, and teaching.

She writes about Angela Carter, David Garnett, and Doris Lessing, who imagine different — not always better — worlds themselves.

Carter’s desire — ideological and literary, private and social — led her across current theoretical boundaries. It is possibly the only sane position, particularly for someone, like Ann Snitow, who has worked within this ideology for decades. Zawn V rated it liked it Dec 06,