Pernal, Mary
January 2002
Explorations in Contemporary Feminist Literature;2002, p165
The chapter discusses the condition of feminist literature. The author asserts that feminist literature is divided into two groups. The first group consists of lesbian and transgender feminists. The second is women of color who write about experiences of racial oppression. She believes that literature can be both transgressive and transformative. The author concludes that feminism is connected by a common thread of the desire for self-respect and self-determination for all human beings.


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