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Gendering Orientalism

Race, Femininity and Representation (Gender, Racism, Ethnicity Series)

by Reina Lewis

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages267
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Open LibraryOL7483448M
ISBN 100415124905
ISBN 109780415124904

Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence, domesticity and the imperial market, and the gendering of nationalism within the zones of imperial and anti-imperial power. The book sets out to disaggregate the category ‘women’ and still allow a gendered analysis of Orientalism. Whilst these aims may not be wholly original, given the recent outpouring of work by feminists in this area during the s, Gendering Orientalism is an useful addition to the growing body of literature on gender and imperial culture.

  The Orientalist is, in the end, the story of one mans accidental obsessive search for another mans story. While in Baku (present day capital of Azerbaijan) writing a story about the revival of the oil business, Tom Reiss is handed a copy of Ali and Nino by a person called Kurban Said, and told that this book is both the Azeri national novel and the best introduction to the city he could /5. I have been reading about Orientalism for a number of years, but most of this book was written during , which I spent as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford. California. In this unique and generous insti tution, it was my good fortune not only to have benefitted agreeably.

Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and Representation () ISBN Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem () ISBN Gender, Modernity & Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women's Writings: Nationality: British. Gendering orientalism: race, femininity and representation Lewis, Reina, In contrast to most cultural histories of imperialism, which analyse Orientalist images of rather than by women, Gendering Orientalismfocuses on the contributions of women themselves.


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Lewis' Gendering Orientalism manages a fairly thorough and detailed discussion of gender, sexuality, class, race, and religion in the terms of 19th century Orientalist art-by-women with only a few slips into academic jargon.

I was thrilled, throughout, at how comprehensible a book it was. It's also worth noting that Lewis grounds her book in a feminist critique (perhaps a better word would be 4/5. Gendering Orientalism will appeal to students, lecturers and researchers in cultural studies, literature, art history, women's studies and anthropology.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and by:   Gendering Orientalism argues that women did not have a straightforward access to an implicitly nale position of western superiority, Their relationship to the shifting terms of race, nation and gender produced positions from which women writers and artists could articulate alternative representations of racial difference.

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Drawing on the little-known work of Henriette Browne, other `lost' women Orientlist artists and the literary works of George Eliot, Reina Lewis challenges masculinist assumptions relating to.

In contrast to most cultural histories of imperialism, which analyse Orientalist images of rather than by women, Gendering Orientalism focuses on the contributions of women themselves. Drawing on the little-known work of Henriette Browne, other `lost' women Orientlist artists and the literary works of George Eliot, Reina Lewis challenges masculinist assumptions relating to the stability and.

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Orientalism is a book by Edward W. Said, in which the author developed the idea of "Orientalism" to define the West's historically patronizing representations of "The East"—the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Said argued that Orientalism, in the sense of the Western scholarship about the Eastern World, is inextricably tied to the Author: Edward W.

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One especially powerful discursive trope of orientalism is the exoticization and feminization of Asian nations and their cultures. A particularly prominent expression of American orientalism was the. My first book, Gendering Orientalism: Race, Representation, Femininity (), brought to light the contribution to imperial cultures of nineteenth-century western women artists and writers in order to demonstrate the heterogeneity and contested nature of orientalist discourse.

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Gendering Orientalism argues that women did not have a straightforward access to an implicitly nale position of western superiority, Their relationship to the shifting terms of race, nation and gender produced positions from which women writers and artists could articulate alternative representations of racial difference.

Feminism and Orientalism Show all authors. Reina Lewis. Reina Lewis. University of East London, Lewis, Reina () Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and Representation. London: Routledge. Google Scholar. Book Review: Gendering orientalism: race, femininity and Cited by: 3.Gendering Orientalism argues that women did not have a straightforward access to an implicitly male position of western superiority, Their relationship to the shifting terms of race, nation and gender produced positions from which women writers and artists could articulate alternative representations of .Description: Journal of Historical Geography, 22, 4 () – Review article Gender, culture and imperialism Cheryl McEwan Reina Lewis.

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