A feminist critic provides the first book-length literary exploration of Freud's classic study, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life.
A groundbreaking cross-disciplinary account of how sex became an object of scientific study in modernity
Investigates the role of sex and sexuality in early 20th-century German culture, and how this past continues to shape the present
The first book-length study of changing cultural representations of unwed mothers in American fiction and film, from The Scarlet Letter to Juno
Explores the obstacles and issues that adoptees, orphans, and foster children face when they have been separated from a parent or denied the right to know their origins
Sheds new light on women's differing responses to feminism according to factors of ethnicity and race
An exploration of how specific historical contexts, narrative conventions, and cultural politics shape the ways that stories of incest are told and heard
Explores the notion of the cut in poetry, film, and psychoanalysis and how it might be linked to male creativity
Proposes a new method for discussing variations in the experience of self across cultures
An interdisciplinary investigation into the daughter's role in 19th-century families and their fictional representations.
Provocative essays on the ways feminist approaches to research can unite research practice and social action