Ruth Bernard Yeazell, 19 November 1992
Show More Sororophobia: Differences Among Women in Literature and Culture by Helena Michie.
Oxford, 216 pp., £25, August 1992, 0 19 507387 8Show More
Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic by Elisabeth Bronfen.
Manchester, 460 pp., £45, October 1992, 0 7190 3827 8Show More
“... she is the Other’ – has become part of the common wisdom in a variety of disciplines. Helena Michie’s Sororophobia and Elisabeth Bronfen’s Over Her Dead Body complicate that insight in different ways, but these books are scarcely imaginable without The Second Sex and its far-ranging analysis of the myths of gender. As ...”