Twentieth Century Feminist Writing
Learn about feminist writings analyzing the changes in male-female relationships and critiques of traditional feminism.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this twentieth century feminist writing course, you will learn about the critique and traditional notions of feminism. You will be shown reasons why feminists should move beyond the limitations of traditional gender, feminism, and politics.
Also, you will be introduced to the literary symbolism present in the story "Tickets, Please!". You will be taught the social revolution of women doing jobs previously done by men. Following this, you will be shown the sexual and spiritual war that is being waged just beneath the surface of civilized life. You will also learn about why women can be referred to as 'Powerful Sexual Animals', the aggressors and how their new animal, sexual power makes them feel filled with supernatural strength.
You will be shown the deconstruction of the essay 'Cyborg Manifesto'. Also, You will learn about the production principles the cyborg exhibits and the setting that produces the cyborg. The three paradigm shifts and three attributes in Western stories of the origin of civilization will be covered in this course. Finally, you will be shown the literary meaning of miniaturization and the informatics of domination. This course is important for learners who want to have an understanding of the social and cultural constructs of gender in society.Start Course Now
Tickets, Please! - Learning Outcome
The Car and The Tramcar
Joseph's Ordeal and Emasculation
Ticket Please - Lesson Summary
The Cyborg Manifesto
The Cyborg Manifesto - Learning Outcomes
An Ironic Dream of a Common Language for Women in the Integrated Circuit
Cyborg: A Creature in the Post-gender World
Informatics of Domination
Unveiling the Machine
The Cyborg Manifesto - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the theme and motif of the story “Tickets, Please!”.
- Analyze the event that took place between Inspector John Joseph and Annie at the statutes fair.
- Describe Annie's mistake, her revenge and establishment of solidarity with other women.
- Discuss Joseph's ordeal with the girls and Joseph's emasculation.
- Explain the meaning of a cyborg.
- State the production principles the cyborg exhibits and the setting which produces the cyborg.
- Identify the three paradigm shifts.
- State the three attributes in Western stories of the origin of civilization and miniaturization.
- Explain the informatics of domination.
- Analyze the control strategies that are implemented in the cyborg manifesto.
- Describe the unveiling of the machine.
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