June12 - o Moving away from subject/object, internal/...

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George Bernard Shaw 1856 - 1950 Vegetarian Socialist Advocate of equal gender rights Betterment of working class conditions Do away with private ownership of land. Ovid’s Pygmalion and Galatea 43 BC – 17 AD, Roman poet author of “The Metamorphoses” American, 1863 – 1931 o The Self arises out of the social. o Undermining the myth of individuality: you cannot define the self outside of society. Culture, class, gender, race – the mask: you wear is who you are inside.
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Unformatted text preview: o Moving away from subject/object, internal/ external. o Meaning is socially constructed via the imperfection of the language system. Victorian England o Effects of the Industrial Revolution o Strict class hierarchy: relatively new middle class, stereotypes of upper, middle and lower o Morality middle class morality, slum prudery), virtue o Domesticity and gender roles o Poverty: The Covent Market flower girls....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2008 for the course IAH 207 taught by Professor Johns during the Summer '08 term at Michigan State University.

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June12 - o Moving away from subject/object, internal/...

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