By Brian Still
By Julia Korbik
Die Antwort ist ganz einfach: Wir sind von echter Gleichberechtigung immer noch meilenweit entfernt. Solange Heidi Klum ihre dressierten types vorführt, solange Mädchen denken, es sei wichtiger hübsch als schlau zu sein, solange die Zahl der Schönheitsoperationen weiter wächst, solange Frauen für die gleiche Arbeit weniger verdienen als Männer - solange sind wir nicht am Ziel.
By Jayne Werner
By Renate Enderlin
Was konstruiert sie während ihrer Suche? Ein Geschlecht? Zwei oder mehrere Geschlechter?
Unter welchen Prämissen wird geforscht?
Gelten Hormone, Evolution oder Gesellschaft als Ursachen?
Determinismus oder Freiheit? Und sind unsere Studien alle in gleicher Weise recht und billig oder hat jemand mehr Recht und Gerechtigkeit?
By Brenda Beckman-Long
Throughout her literary and important profession, Canadian author Carol Shields (1935–2003) resisted uncomplicated categorization. Her novels are stylish puzzles that confront the reader with the anomaly of which means and narrative, but their place inside of Shields’ serious feminist undertaking has, before, been obscured.
In Carol Shields and the Writer-Critic, Brenda Beckman-Long illuminates that venture in the course of the research of Shields’ wide oeuvre, together with her fiction and feedback. Beckman-Long brings intensity to her research via shut readings of six novels, together with the award-winning The Stone Diaries. Elliptical, open-ended, and anxious with ladies writing approximately girls, those novels show Shields’ critique of dominant masculine discourses and her deep engagement with the lengthy culture of women’s existence writing. Beckman-Long’s unique archival study attests to Shields’ preoccupation with the altering efforts of waves of feminist activism and writing.
A a lot wanted reappraisal of Shields’s leading edge paintings, Carol Shields and the Writer-Critic contributes to the scholarship on existence writing and autobiography, literary feedback, and feminist and significant theory.
By Mark Chung Hearn
By Joel Gwynne
By Dietrich Englert
By Peter Ferry
Masculinity in modern long island Fiction is an interdisciplinary examine that provides masculinity as a key thematic crisis in modern long island fiction. This research argues that big apple authors don't easily depict masculinity as a social and ancient building yet search to problem the archetypal beliefs of masculinity by means of writing counter-hegemonic narratives.
Gendering canonical big apple writers, specifically Paul Auster, Bret Easton Ellis, and Don DeLillo, illustrates how explorations of masculinity are tied into the relevant issues that experience outlined the yank novel from its very starting. the subjects that function during this learn contain the position of the unconventional in American society; the person and (urban) society; the adventure from innocence to wisdom (of masculinity); the archetypal snapshot of the absent and/or patriarchal father; the effect of homosocial family at the daily functionality of masculinity; male sexuality; and the male person and globalization.
What connects those modern ny writers is their employment of the only of the good figures within the historical past of literature: the flâneur. those authors take the flâneur from the shadows of the long island streets and raise this determine to the function of self-reflexive agent of male subjectivity wherein they write counter-hegemonic narratives of masculinity. This e-book is an important reference for people with an curiosity in gender stories and modern American fiction.
By Meda Chesney-Lind,Katherine Irwin