Selling Authenticity

 

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Selling Authenticity addresses women's autobiography and memoir from states considered part of the "third world", a troubled collective. Given that women continue to suffer gender-based violence and discrimination around the world, their own texts and voices are highly valuable to any cause that prioritises women's equal rights. However, particularly where gender intersects with ethnicity, there is room for these texts to be themselves exploited as entertainment, or as confirmation of preestablished prejudices. The moulding and marketing such life-writing receives in centres of privilege can counteract its awareness-raising potential, leaving it blunted and easily overlooked. Using elements of critical theory and a range of different source texts, this dissertation aims to draw out a sense of "genre", to identify its markers, and to determine the limits and the possibilities of these texts.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC20643
AuthorRuth Browne
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages64
Publishing Year10/23/2012
ISBN978-3659283406
Edition1 st
Book TypeLiteracy
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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