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Elizabeth Flynn - Author

About the Author

Elizabeth Flynn is a Londoner of Anglo-Irish parentage. She has a background in the theatre both as an actress and in stage management, and has experience in broadcasting. She is the author of Game, Set and Murder and Dead Georgeous.

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The Eight of Clubs Was Good? Food for the Bridge Player's Soul

The Eight of Clubs Was Good? Food for the Bridge Player's Soul

Author: Elizabeth Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2015

As a new bridge player, Elizabeth Flynn started keeping a blog online about her experiences with the game and the people she met. In this book, through a series of heartwarming and humorous anecdotes, we follow the struggles of a new player learning a complex game. As well, we encounter some of the remarkable people she has met in the world of bridge and some funny, as well as touching, things that have happened at her local bridge centre. The perfect gift for any bridge enthusiast, it even includes recipes for some goodies to take along to the next game. * Skill Level: General Interest

Feminism Beyond Modernism

Feminism Beyond Modernism

Author: Elizabeth Flynn Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2002

Misunderstanding and denigration of postmodern feminism are widespread Elizabeth Flynn's Feminism Beyond Modernism comes to its defense in a cogent and astute manner by first distinguishing between postmodern and antimodern feminisms and then reclaiming postmodern feminism by reconfiguring its relationship to modernism. Too often postmodern feminism is unfairly identified as opposed to modernism and associated with subjectivism and relativism. Flynn addresses these problems by provisionally defining postmodern feminism as problematizing and critiquing modernism without directly opposing it. Flynn also suggests that feminist traditions that reject modernism, such as radical and cultural feminisms, are antimodern rather than postmodern. In this interdisciplinary study, Flynn defines feminist traditions broadly, situating her discussions within the contexts of literary studies and rhetoric and composition while simultaneously exploring the troubled relationship between these fields. Departing from accepted definitions of modernism, Flynn distinguishes between aesthetic modernism and Enlightenment modernism and uses the work of John Locke, Sigmund Freud, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Michel Foucault, Donna Haraway, and others as benchmarks for historical placement. In addition, rereadings of works by Virginia Woolf, Adrienne Rich, Alice Walker, Louise Rosenblatt, and others demonstrate the complex ways in which they respond to modernist pressures and tendencies. From this context, Flynn's Feminism Beyond Modernism reconfigures feminist traditions by defining postmodern feminism as a critique of modernism rather than as an antimodern opponent.

Feminism Beyond Modernism

Feminism Beyond Modernism

Author: Elizabeth Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2002

Misunderstanding and denigration of postmodern feminism are widespread Elizabeth Flynn's Feminism Beyond Modernism comes to its defense in a cogent and astute manner by first distinguishing between postmodern and antimodern feminisms and then reclaiming postmodern feminism by reconfiguring its relationship to modernism. Too often postmodern feminism is unfairly identified as opposed to modernism and associated with subjectivism and relativism. Flynn addresses these problems by provisionally defining postmodern feminism as problematizing and critiquing modernism without directly opposing it. Flynn also suggests that feminist traditions that reject modernism, such as radical and cultural feminisms, are antimodern rather than postmodern. In this interdisciplinary study, Flynn defines feminist traditions broadly, situating her discussions within the contexts of literary studies and rhetoric and composition while simultaneously exploring the troubled relationship between these fields. Departing from accepted definitions of modernism, Flynn distinguishes between aesthetic modernism and Enlightenment modernism and uses the work of John Locke, Sigmund Freud, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Michel Foucault, Donna Haraway, and others as benchmarks for historical placement. In addition, rereadings of works by Virginia Woolf, Adrienne Rich, Alice Walker, Louise Rosenblatt, and others demonstrate the complex ways in which they respond to modernist pressures and tendencies. From this context, Flynn's Feminism Beyond Modernism reconfigures feminist traditions by defining postmodern feminism as a critique of modernism rather than as an antimodern opponent.