Books tagged: feminist criticism

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Moderating Feminism: The Past the Now and What Comes Next
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In Moderating Feminism, Louise Burfitt-Dons examines the history of feminism in the UK, US and globally with a fresh eye. She identifies some of the contradictions and modern challenges of the current movement including consumerism, identity politics, Queen Bee Syndrome, the Mens Rights Movement and sharia law. Her conclusion is a refreshingly optimistic manifesto which will work for all.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This third volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with analysis of both licensed derivative works and a selection of fanworks to explore these questions and the show which inspired them.
Taking Out the Trash: Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and the Feminist Voice in American SF, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The world of SF is introduced for a complex female character in the form of the maternal shape-shifter, Anyanwu. Butler’s depiction of womanhood through Anyanwu defamiliarizes the construction of women in science fiction.
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.
The Introduction to the Motherhood Issue and Faster Than My Girl Does
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
I take a deep breath and look inside myself. If neither “hetero” nor "homo” forms of love have created wisdom, then what is to be the new archetype of love within which true wisdom can be born? Should I become a separatist lesbian; is that the politically smart thing to do? From the Introduction to the Motherhood Issue. Also included is the fictional story Faster Than My Girl Does.
Lost Mothers: The “Othering” of Mothers on the TV Show Lost Femspec Issue 12.2, 2012
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
This article from the Motherhood issue of Femspec explores how the science fiction (SF) television show Lost presents a rich playground for a feminist examination of female characters and particularly those who are or become mothers during the series.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
The Fair Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A wry ode to women.
Hidden Messages in Children's Picture Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Look Again Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
Analyzes six picture books to offer insights into the way children’s books can lead young children to either adopt and accept stereotyped gender roles for women, or challenge these socialized structures. What Maria Nikolajeva says: "Pearson's interpretation of the Velveteen Rabbit is very exciting to use in juxtaposition to the more conventional one."