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Author Michie, Helena.

Title Sororophobia : Differences among Women in Literature and Culture
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents Introduction; 1. ""There Is No Friend Like a Sister"": Sisterhood as Sexual Difference; Inter-Chapter: ""That Stormy Sisterhood"": Portrait of the Bront√ęs; 2. ""Another Woman in Your Shape"": Sexual and Class Duplicity in Sensation Fiction; Inter-Chapter: ""Mama He's Crazy"": The Judds; 3. Writing Lesbian Difference; Inter-Chapter: Eliminating the Other Woman: The Excremental Fatal Attraction; 4. ""And Now She Was Different"": Sexuality and Differentiation Among Black Women in Quicksand, Passing, and Sula
Inter-Chapter: Between Two Carmens: Olympic Ice-Skating and the Choreography of Otherness5. The Colleague and the Washerwoman: The Other Woman in Feminist Theory; Inter-Chapter: Elizabeth and Helena; Notes; Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Summary This book looks at how differences among women have been textually represented at a variety of historical moments and in a variety of cultural contexts, including Victorian mainstream fiction, African-American mulatto novels, late twentieth-century lesbian communities, and contemporary country music. Sororophobia designates the complex and shifting relations between women's attempts to identify with other women and their often simultaneous desire to establish and retain difference. Michie argues for the centrality to feminism of a paradigm that moves beyond celebrations of identity and sisterh
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ISBN 1601298706