Gender, Ontology, and the Power of the Patriarchy: A Postmodern Feminist Analysis of Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

  title={Gender, Ontology, and the Power of the Patriarchy: A Postmodern Feminist Analysis of Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale},
  author={Aisha A. Matthews},
  journal={Women's Studies},
  pages={637 - 656}
Behind every man, there is a great woman—or so we have historically been told. But the view from the cheap seats—where the unpaid labor expected of “womankind” fundamentally shapes the ideas we hol... 
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