White Woman Speaks with Forked Tongue: Criticism as Autobiography

White Woman Speaks with Forked Tongue: Criticism as Autobiography

Nicole Ward Jouve


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The value determinations right here of a large variety of women's writing indicates a unique path for feminist feedback, combining because it does highbrow debate and textual research with fictional instance and autobiographical element. In addressing the necessity for the critic to claim "I" and to possess decisions and statements rather than attributing those to an it sounds as if impersonal 3rd individual, the writer issues up a few of the shortcomings of a lot winning "feminist" research, tough the principles of the Anglo-American feminist notion. Purposely fending off the "totalizing" impression of a lot educational feedback, the writer/critic reveals a special layout and method for her insights and observations on various writers, from Doris Lessing to Helene Cixous. Her analyses of the hyperlinks among feedback and autobiography let her to spotlight the absurdity of trying to write within the gentle of contemporary severe and medical wisdom as though the self have been a good, unified build.

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