Feminism and traditional aesthetics
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Published by American Society for Aesthetics in [Edmonton, Alberta .
Written in English


  • Aesthetics,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Feminism and the arts

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Edition Notes

Special issue of: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, v. 48, no. 4, fall 1990.

Statement[edited by] Peg Brand and Carolyn Korsmeyer
ContributionsBrand, Peggy Zeglin, Korsmeyer, Carolyn, American Society for Aesthetics
The Physical Object
Pagination[277]-428 p.
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20089152M

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