The Ideology of Individualism and Women's Liberation - The Awakening
Discuss not whether oppression exist. Rather, what is valid form of political liberation?
Women gain suffrage - first wave feminism
The Cult of True Womanhood:
Paper One: 4-5 pages November 2nd, 2012
Paper Two: 5-6 pages
Sorrow for Maggie:
The novel evokes sympathy for the title character and then generalizes that sentiment to the
working girls of the street (if not the working class)
What's at stake?
Representation of poverty, novel's representation of poor folk
Blame the poor for the terrible conditions they live in?
Assumed unbridgeable difference between Bowery citizens and higher class folks
Is the irony the
1877 to World War One (post Reconstruction period) - The Reaction, The Nadir
Reactionary - movement back to a time that never was, nostalgia
- "The older I get, the better I was"
- Reconciliation, blacks represe
Savaging Africans, Or, Revolting
While the narrative of BC is based on
unveiling D s misperceptions, the text does
not strip aside the mask of racial stereotype to
reveal the truth of revolutionary heroes.
Instead, D s roman
The Social Equality of Violence, or,
The Natural Right to Revolt
BC insists on the social equality of blacks &
whites by exploding the romantic racism that
fogs Capt. D s perceptions; the novel rejects
the enlightened view held by goo
Ethnocentrism: we evaluate other cultures according to preconceptions originating in the
standards and customs of one's own culture.
Ethnocentrism is our tendency to believe that our own ethnic or
Professor Sara Melzer
Office Hours: Wed. 3:30-5:00
And by appointment
1. April 3 - Introduction
2. April 5 Read about the Wars of Religion. Materials are under Week #1
of course website. We will focus on the role o
The Jesuit Relations and Allied
TRAVELS AND EXPLORATIONS
OF THE JESUIT MISSIONARIES
IN NEW FRANCE
THE ORIGINAL FRENCH, LATIN, AND
PORTRAITS, MAPS, AND FACSIMILES