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The Resource Rereading Heterosexuality : Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction

Rereading Heterosexuality : Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction

Label
Rereading Heterosexuality : Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction
Title
Rereading Heterosexuality
Title remainder
Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents new perspectives on representations of female heterosexuality in selected contemporary British and American novels. Drawing on feminist and queer theories of sex, gender and sexuality, this study focuses on female identities at odds with heterosexual norms. In particular, it explores narratives in which the conventional equation between heterosexuality, reproductive sexuality and female identity is questioned. Key Features: A timely exploration of the dynamic relationship between feminist and queer theory. Offers close analysis of influential novels by leading contemporary authors
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, Rachel.
Dewey number
823.914093538
Index
index present
LC call number
PR488.H48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heterosexuality in literature
  • Heterosexual women
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Feminist literary criticism
Label
Rereading Heterosexuality : Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: feminism, queer theory and heterosexuality; Part One: Revisiting the spinster; Chapter 1 'Becoming my own ghost': spinsterhood and the 'invisibility' of heterosexuality in Sarah Waters' Affinity; Chapter 2 Telling tales out of school: spinsters, scandals and intergenerational heterosexuality in Zoë Heller's Notes on a Scandal; Part Two: Transgressive female heterosexuality; Chapter 3 Queering Alice, killing Lolita: feminism, queer theory and the politics of child sexuality in A.M. Homes's The End of Alice
  • Chapter 4 Unauthorised reproduction: class, pregnancy and transgressive female heterosexuality in Alan Warner's Morvern CallarPart Three: Reproducing heterosexuality; Chapter 5 'First one thing and then the other': rewriting the intersexed body in Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex; Chapter 6 Imitations of life: cloning, heterosexuality and the human in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go; Bibliography; Index
Control code
JSTOR795695196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748649280
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3431pt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn795695196
  • (OCoLC)795695196
Label
Rereading Heterosexuality : Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: feminism, queer theory and heterosexuality; Part One: Revisiting the spinster; Chapter 1 'Becoming my own ghost': spinsterhood and the 'invisibility' of heterosexuality in Sarah Waters' Affinity; Chapter 2 Telling tales out of school: spinsters, scandals and intergenerational heterosexuality in Zoë Heller's Notes on a Scandal; Part Two: Transgressive female heterosexuality; Chapter 3 Queering Alice, killing Lolita: feminism, queer theory and the politics of child sexuality in A.M. Homes's The End of Alice
  • Chapter 4 Unauthorised reproduction: class, pregnancy and transgressive female heterosexuality in Alan Warner's Morvern CallarPart Three: Reproducing heterosexuality; Chapter 5 'First one thing and then the other': rewriting the intersexed body in Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex; Chapter 6 Imitations of life: cloning, heterosexuality and the human in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go; Bibliography; Index
Control code
JSTOR795695196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748649280
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3431pt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn795695196
  • (OCoLC)795695196

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