Subject to Change (Paperback)

Reading Feminist Writing (Gender & Culture)

By Nancy Miller

Columbia University Press, 9780231066617, 285pp.

Publication Date: January 21, 1990



What can reading for the gender of signature tell us about the act of reading as a poetics and politics? In Subject to Change Miller demonstrates the textual effects of female authorship in the production, reception, and circulation of women's writing. In the wake of Roland Barthes's famously Dead Author, Miller argues for the cultural vitality of feminist writing subjects.