The Resource Deviant women : cultural, linguistic and literary approaches to narratives of feminity, Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg, Anna Foka (eds.)

Deviant women : cultural, linguistic and literary approaches to narratives of feminity, Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg, Anna Foka (eds.)

Label
Deviant women : cultural, linguistic and literary approaches to narratives of feminity
Title
Deviant women
Title remainder
cultural, linguistic and literary approaches to narratives of feminity
Statement of responsibility
Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg, Anna Foka (eds.)
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This multidisciplinary collection of articles illuminates the ways in which the concept of female deviance is represented, appropriated, re-inscribed and refigured in a wide range of texts across time, cultures and genres. Such a choice of variety shows that representations of deviance accommodate meaning-making spaces and possibilities for resistance in different socio-cultural and literary contexts. The construct of the deviant woman is analysed from literary, sociolinguistic and historical-cultural perspectives, revealing insights about cultures and societies. Furthermore, the studies recog
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809/.933522
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.F4
LC item number
D49 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Deviant women : cultural, linguistic and literary approaches to narratives of feminity, Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg, Anna Foka (eds.)
Publication
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Includes index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction (Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg, Anna Foka); Deviant Women: Socio-Cultural Perspectives; Towards a Definition of Deviance; Narrative as a Conceptual Starting Point/Perspective; Past Scholarship, Contents and Purpose of the Volume; Reconstructing Narratives of Female Deviance; Works Cited; I. Deviance: Historical and Cultural Perspectives; Beyond Deviant: Theodora as the Other in Byzantine Imperial Historiography (Anna Foka); Introduction; Theodora: Byzantine Context, Social Norm and Deviance; Lust: Actress and Prostitute
  • 'Baby Killer!' -- Media Constructions of a Culturally Congruent Identity for Casey Anthony as Mother and Female Offender (Caroline Enberg)Introduction; Media Representations of Female Violence; Good Motherhood and Murder; Casey Anthony breaking the norms of motherhood; Indulgence; Neglect; Anthony's Self-Representation; Public Opinion; Conclusions; Works Cited; Primary sources; Secondary Sources; III. Deviance and/as (In)visibility; The Absent Female Rotarian in Finland: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Rotary Norden (MajBritt Höglund); Introduction; Women and Rotary; Rotary Norden
  • 'Familiarity in the unfamiliar'. The Freudian Mystery and the Threat of Pandora'Who or what is behind this ... flesh?' The Female Body and Will to Knowledge; '[If] she opened this thing?' Pandora and Epistemology of the Closet; Pandora as a Metaphor of Feminist Thought; Works Cited; II. Contemporaneity, Deviance, Subjectivity and Violence; Carnivalesque Masquerade. Lisbeth Salander and Her Trickster Agency (Tiina Mäntymäki); Introduction; The Carnivalesque, the Trickster and Lisbeth Salander; Lisbeth Salander Becomes a Trickster Figure; Tricking as Carnivalesque
  • The Dissolution of the Trickster and the End of the CarnivalesqueConclusions; Works Cited; Secondary Sources; Primary Sources; Trauma and Contextual Factors in Ann-Marie MacDonald's Fall on Your Knees: Incest, Race and Gendered Subjectivities (Marinella Rodi-Risberg); Trauma in Ann-Marie MacDonald's Fall on Your Knees; Trauma and Contextual Factors; Incest, Race and Transgressive Desire; Trauma, Memory and the Rearticulation of Subjectivity; The Ethics of (Reading) Trauma; Works Cited
  • The Villain: Cruelty and ViolenceConclusions: Sexuality, Violence, Manipulation and Power = Social Deviance?; Works Cited; Ghosts and Spirits as the objet a in Pu Songling's Strange Tales from Make-Do Studio (Wang Lei); Introduction; The Polyvalent objet a; The 'Scholar' as the Parodic Phallus; Volatile and Versatile Ghosts and Spirits; Conclusion; Works Cited; Deviant Will to Knowledge: The Pandora Myth and Its Feminist Revisions (Sanna Karkulehto and Ilmari Leppihalme); Introduction; 'I will give men as the price for fire an evil thing'. The Pandora Myth as an Epistemological Cautio
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9783653033199
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  • (OCoLC)898279829
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