Robyn Wiegman (essay date winter 1999)
SOURCE: Wiegman, Robyn. “Critical Response I: What Ails Feminist Criticism? A Second Opinion.” Critical Inquiry 25, no. 2 (winter 1999): 362-79.
[In the following essay, Wiegman uses Susan Gubar's article “What Ails Feminist Criticism?” as a point of departure for discussing some of the challenges facing contemporary feminist rhetoric.]
In “Murder without a Text,” Amanda Cross (better known to academics as Carolyn Heilbrun) offers a tale of feminist generational fury and murder that might be of interest to readers of Susan Gubar's “What Ails [formerly “Who Killed”] Feminist Criticism?” (Critical Inquiry 24 [Summer 1998]: 878-902). Cross's...
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