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Monstrous bodies : feminine power in young adult horror fiction / June Pulliam.

Author/Creator:
Pulliam, June Michele.
Other Title:
Feminine power in young adult horror fiction
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
198 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Young adult literature -- History and criticism.
Other (Philosophy) in literature.
Women in literature.
Horror in literature.
Young adults -- Books and reading.
Young adult literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"This book examines three types of female monstrous Others in young adult fiction and considers what each has to tell us about feminine subordination in a supposedly post-feminist world, where girls continue to be pressured to silence their voices and stifle their desires in conformity with contemporary ideas about what it means to be a good woman"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Subversive spirits : resistance and the uncanny in the young adult ghost story
Blood and bitches : sexual politics and the female lycanthrope in young adult fiction
"An ye harm none, do as ye will" : magic, gender and agency in young adult narratives of witchcraft
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index.
ISBN:
9780786475438 (softcover : acid-free paper)
0786475439 (softcover : acid-free paper)
9781476616636 (ebook)
1476616639 (ebook)
OCLC:
879584264
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