[ilds] Po-co/poco

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 11 13:10:16 PDT 2007

That's serious feminist criticism?  I need read no further.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Pamela Francis <albigensian at hotmail.com>
>Sent: Jul 11, 2007 1:06 PM
>To: bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Po-co/poco
>>I guess I'm truly old fashioned.  I could not do serious feminist 
>>criticism.  I'd feel like a trans-sexual, and the same goes for whatever 
>>the equivalent state is when doing po-co.
>You would feel trans-sexual for saying that women have rights to equal pay 
>and equal opportunities in business, politics, the arts?  hmmmmm......
>>-----Original Message-----
>> >From: James Gifford <gifford at uvic.ca>
>> >Sent: Jul 11, 2007 12:38 PM
>> >To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>> >Subject: Re: [ilds] Po-co/poco
>> >
>> >Said taught postcolonial criticism and literature to American students
>> >for years, and males have been doing feminist criticism for decades.
>> >Masculinities is a growing field as well, and the combination of
>> >masculinities and postcolonial studies is likewise growing.  If it's
>> >of interest, see Lahoucine Ouzgane and Daniel Coleman's work from
>> >several years back:
>> >
>> >http://social.chass.ncsu.edu/jouvert/v2i1/con21.htm
>> >
>> >I'm sending this for information only -- I'm not interested in
>> >debating the materials, unless we're tying it in to _bitter Lemons_.
>> >
>> >Best,
>> >James
>> >
>> >On 11/07/07, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> >> I'm curious -- does one have to be a post-colonial to write 
>>post(-)colonial criticism?  Seems to me you would.  Edward Said, the 
>>founding father of this school, could legitimately claim that right, but 
>>not many espousing its values today are of that affiliation, from what I 
>>can tell.  Similarly, can males write feminist criticism?  Possibly, but 
>>that would open them up to obvious criticism, so why not apply that 
>>standard to non-po-cos?
>> >>
>> >> Bruce
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