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McClintock’s Motherhood

I’m fascinated by McClintock’s discussion of the trope of motherhood in her chapter on Nationalism, Gender, and Race. Particularly, I’m curious to explore her suggestion that “Motherhood is less the universal and biological quintessence of womanhood than it is a … Continue reading

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Family, Power, and Laughter in Nervous Conditions

Anne McClintock’s reading of the paternalistic structure inherent in colonialism has clear resonance for Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions. In “No Longer in a Future Heaven: Nationalism, Gender, and Race,” McClintock argues that the dominant metaphor for colonialism tends to be family … Continue reading

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McClintock online

Always just do a google search first. 🙂 https://religion.ua.edu/pdf/rel480mcclintockimperialleather.pdf

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