Adrienne Rich, Location and the Body

  title={Adrienne Rich, Location and the Body},
  author={M. J. Eagleton},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={299 - 312}
  • M. Eagleton
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Art
  • Journal of Gender Studies
This article offers a new reading of Adrienne Rich's essay 'Notes toward a Politics of Location' (1984), one of the key documents in feminist discussions of 'locatedness'. Its focus is the specific location of the body and it responds to Rich's exploration of the body, her body, as female, as white, as Jewish and as a body in a nation. Taking as its starting point Rich's concern with the relation between the pronouns 'I' and 'we', the individual and the collective subjects, the article explores… 

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