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Author Ruberg, Willemijn
Title Sexed Sentiments : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender and Emotion
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (246 pages)
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Series Critical Studies
Critical Studies
Note Intro -- Sexed Sentiments Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender and Emotion -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- PART I: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES -- 1 An Individual of Feeling: Emotion, Gender, and Subjectivity in Historical Perspectives on Sensibility -- 2 'Pale & Dejected Exhausted by the Waste of Sorrow': Courtship and the Expression of Emotion, Mary Shackleton, 1783-1791 -- 3 Divine Providence and Resignation: The Role of Religion in the Management of the Emotions of the Anglo-Irish Countess of Dunraven, Caroline Wyndham-Quin (1790-1870) -- PART II: LITERARY PERSPECTIVES -- 4 Emotion, Performance and Gender in Shakespeare's Hamlet -- 5 Monstrous Masculinity and Emotional Torture in William Godwin's Fleetwood -- or, the New Man of Feeling -- 6 The Double Wound: Shame and Trauma in Joy Kogawa's Obasan -- 7 Quentin Crisp, Camp and the Art of Shamelessness -- PART III: SOCIAL SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES -- 8 The Social Psychologising of Emotion and Gender: A Critical Perspective -- 9 Empathy, Emotion and Feminist Solidarities -- Contributors -- Index
Sexed Sentiments provides a gender perspective on the recent turn to affect in criticism. It presents new work by scholars from different disciplines working on gender and emotion, a field par excellence where an interdisciplinary focus is fruitful. This collection presents essays from disciplines like history, literary studies, psychology, sociology and queer studies, focusing on subjects varying from masculinity in the cult of sensibility to the role of empathy in forging feminist solidarities. The volume illuminates how new theoretical approaches to both gender and emotion may be productively applied to a variety of fields
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ruberg, Willemijn Sexed Sentiments : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender and Emotion Leiden : BRILL,c2011 9789042032415
Subject Emotions -- Sex differences.;Sex role
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Alt Author Steenbergh, Kristine
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