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Texts of Desire

Essays of Fiction, Femininity and Schooling

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Popular fiction continues to be the object of both academic and political interest as educators seek to understand the role literacy plays in constructing the gender, class, race, ethnic, age, sexual and national subjectivites of youth. This book focuses on the role of teen romance fiction in the construction and reconstruction of femininity internationally. Developed in the United States amid the conservative political restoration of Reganism, teen romance fiction condenses and articulates the long standing fears and resentments of conservative groups regarding feminism and women's growing independence and political power. Drawing on multidisciplinary approaches from cultural studies and feminist theories, psychoanalysis, semiotics, reader research, and critical theory, these essays signal the complexity of the world wide teen romance novel phenomenon and the political character of women's literacy. The book is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students of literacy, women's studies, sociology of education and cultural studies.
Release date NZ
February 17th, 1993
Contributor
Edited by Linda K.Christian- Smith
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Routledge Falmer
Pages
198
Dimensions
156x234x10
ISBN-13
9780750700047
Product ID
1686422

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