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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Menstrual Metamorphosis and the 'Foreign Country of Femaleness'
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This criticism examines the writings of Kate Grenville and Caribbean writer Jamaica Kincaid both of whom articulate the doubleness of female subjectivity. Particular emphasis is given to the dichotomy between aesthetic femininity and abject femaleness. This discussion includes summaries of Julia Kristeva's twentieth century abjection theory and Edmund's Burke's eighteenth century theory of aesthetics.

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