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Sordid Images S.H. Clark

Sordid Images

S.H. Clark

Published October 3rd 1994
ISBN : 9780415068017
Hardcover
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This work explores and constructs a history of poetic misogyny. It examines a wide range of English poetry by men for evidence of the articulation of heterosexual masculine desires. The author asks how we read this work after feminism, and whether itMoreThis work explores and constructs a history of poetic misogyny. It examines a wide range of English poetry by men for evidence of the articulation of heterosexual masculine desires. The author asks how we read this work after feminism, and whether it is possible to value these texts as misogynist texts in the light of feminist theory. Sordid Images should challenge its readers to look again at some of the cornerstone works of English literature.