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By Helena Michie

This publication seems to be at how ameliorations between girls were textually represented at a number of old moments and in a number of cultural contexts, together with Victorian mainstream fiction, African-American mulatto novels, past due twentieth-century lesbian groups, and modern kingdom track. Sororophobia designates the complicated and transferring family members among women's makes an attempt to spot with different ladies and their usually simultaneous wish to identify and maintain distinction. Michie argues for the centrality to feminism of a paradigm that strikes past celebrations of id and sisterhood to a extra nuanced concept of women's family members with different ladies which can comprise such uncomfortable recommendations as envy, jealousy, and pageant in addition to extra institutionalized principles of distinction resembling race and sophistication. Chapters on literature are interspersed through "inter-chapters" at the choreography of sameness and distinction between ladies in well known culture.

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