By Susannah Radstone

Looking at a various diversity of texts together with Marilyn French's The Women's Room, Philip Roth's Patrimony, the writings of Walter Benjamin and Fredric Jameson, and flicks corresponding to Cinema Paradiso, Susannah Radstone argues that although time has been foregrounded in theories of postmodernism, these theories have overlooked the query of time and sexual difference.

The Sexual Politics of Time proposes that the modern western international has witnessed a shift from the age of confession to the period of reminiscence. In a chain of chapters on confession, nostalgia, the 'memories of boyhood' movie and the memoir, Susannah Radstone units out to complicate this declare. constructing her argument via psychoanalytic concept, she proposes that an consciousness to time and sexual distinction increases questions not just concerning the research and characterization of texts, but in addition approximately how cultural epochs are mapped via time.

The Sexual Politics of Time may be of curiosity to scholars and researchers of time, reminiscence, distinction and cultural swap, in topics akin to Media and Cultural stories, Sociology, movie Studies.

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