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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

remarkable account of French labor. Bruno Perreau, Queer Theory: The French Response (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016). Review by William Poulin-Deltour, Middlebury College Scholars of contemporary France are often perplexed by the hostility

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Alice A. Jardine

“What Feminism?” is an extended reflection upon several generations of readers of Simone de Beauvoir, including those readers the author herself has been, from the early 1960s to the present. Of particular interest are the serious readers of Beauvoir since her death in 1986, as opposed to the many detractors who have worked hard to tarnish Beauvoir's productive influence. Among the many groups of such serious readers there are, for example, the social theorist feminists such as Susan Buck Morss; the postcolonial/transnational feminist philosophers such as Chandra Mohanty; the poststructuralist-inspired feminist writers such as Teresa Brennan; and the queer/trans readers such as Judith Butler. What we learn from them is that, going forward, the important thing is to keep excavating the deep structures of Beauvoir's thought so as to forge new pathways for new generations to address the obviously gendered and more than sobering global crises of the twenty-first century.

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Amy Kallander

'Harmattan, 1996), 52-53; Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon, The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History and Ideology (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005), 103. 23 Love was a central theme in Egyptian melodramas, where even queer possibilities