- article: When Whiteness Feminizes...: Some Consequences of a Supplementary Logic
- author(s): Rey Chow
- journal: Differences (01/Oct/2000)
- issue: volume 11, issue 3, page 137
- journal ISSN: 1040-7391
- publisher: Duke University Press
- keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, Cahiers du Cinéma, Daphne du Maurier, David O. Selznick, Feminism, Hitchcock's Bi-Textuality: Lacan, Feminisms, and Queer Theory (1997) by Robert Samuels, Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier, Literary criticism, London, England, New York City, New York, Politics, Race, Rebecca (1940), Robert Samuels, Tania Modleski, The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory (2005) by Tania Modleski, Womens studies
Chow examines the semiotic function of racial differences in several texts. Chow intervenes in the theoretical and political opposition between Anglo-American and French feminism by reintroducing race as the unspoken category of this supplementary logic that disrupts any attempt to stabilize the category of woman.