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Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico Jean Franco

Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico

Jean Franco

Published December 9th 1991
ISBN : 9780231064231
Paperback
235 pages
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Where is the common ground for feminist theory and Latin American culture? Jean Franco explores Mexican womens struggle for interpretive power in relation to the Catholic religion, the nation, and post-modern society- and examines the writings ofMoreWhere is the common ground for feminist theory and Latin American culture? Jean Franco explores Mexican womens struggle for interpretive power in relation to the Catholic religion, the nation, and post-modern society- and examines the writings of women who wrote under the shadow of recognized male writers, as well as the works of more marginal figures. In this original and skillfully written book Franco demonstrates the many feminisms that emerge in apparently rigid and adverse situations, and provides the foundation for a more comprehensive, less ethnocentric feminst theory.