Books tagged: feminism

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Phenomenal Women: The Shape-Shifter Archetype in Postcolonial Magical Realist Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This article provocatively explores the usefulness of the construct of magical realism in the context of post-colonial oppositional narrative strategies, in particular by feminist authors.
Blue Talk and Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Blue Talk and Love tells the stories of girls and women of color navigating the moods and mazes of urban daily life. Set in various enclaves of New York City — including the middle-class Hamilton Heights section of Harlem, the black queer social world of the West Village, the Spanish-speaking borderland between Harlem and Washington Heights, and historic Tin Pan Alley — the collection uses magic r
Rats, Stones and the Goddess : A Conversation with Sabine Lichtenfels, Femspec Issue 9.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Batya Weinbaum interviewed Sabine Lichtenfels in July, 2005 when invited to participate in the seminar for Peace Journalists at Tamera. Tamera is an international intentional community in Southern Portugal. They openly maintain free love lifestyle to free up energy to liberate and change an oppressive society, along the lines of New Left thinkers influenced by Marcuse and Wilhelm Reich.
Cartesian Nuts: Rewriting the Platonic Androgyne in Angela Carter’s Japanese Surrealism, Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Essay » Literature
“In her otherwise largely realist fiction before Japan, Carter often used a male protagonist, her feminism consisted mainly of female characters’ exploitation and final destruction or violently taking the role of the male characters. This binary, as it happens, informs Carter’s analysis of Sade’s work, where women are classified into two types."
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Literature
The author “decided to view four nineteenth century short stories that reflect this cultural linkage through the looking glass of narratives of American witch-hunting, Puritan theology, and the history of women’s changing roles in mid-nineteenth century America."
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
Feminist Bloggers: The 2014 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This collection of 20 feminist essays by 8 authors, covers a broad range of topics from feminism as a political label, to rape culture, to various perspectives on education. This volume also includes several pieces about how marketing addresses women and how mass media represent them. Every essay was originally published as part of a blog series hoping to generate a discussion.
The White Velvet Slingers
Series: Arcina Gangster. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years have passed since the Cambias War and a new generation of Arcinan mobsters emerge from the realms of old guilds. Sofia Pendadara becomes Overseer of her own guild, but after years of a relative peace, old rivalries resurface and new forces emerge for their slice of the nation's pie in the form of a neglected son of a Overseer, a new criminal element, and a new generation full of extremes...
Shameless Woman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by Red Sugarcane Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Shameless Woman is "A provocative, challenging, and ultimately uplifting memoir in poems to be read aloud or in silence, performed on stage, or naked in the middle of a supermarket. Rage and Love have found a safe meeting place at last." This is Magdalena Gómez's first poetry collection. Her writings have been published in anthologies and performed in theaters across the United States.
The Hystery App
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When the biophysicist Dr Brogan Miller and her partner, the women’s historian Dr Honor Smith, stumble upon a cosmic phenomenon that enables them to film the everyday lives of women from the past, they believe it will bring about a revolution in the way that women’s history is taught and studied. V T Davy blends science fiction and lesbian romance to examine the state of women's rights today.