Repossessing the body: Transgressive desire in `Carmilla' and Dracula
- Gaspara Stampa and the gender of Petrarchism. Braden, Gordon // Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Summer96, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p115
Addresses modern constructions of Petrarchism in the poetry of Gaspara Stampa. Petrarchism's relation to Renaissance culture; Dominance of Petrarchism that explains why women did not pursue a literary career; Gendering Petrarchism as male.
- Editors' Introduction: Gender and Popular Fiction. Leader-Picone, Cameron; Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew // Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture;Sep2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p8
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the guest editors discuss the ways in which gender structures many criticisms of popular fiction.
- Children's books and sex roles. Bailey, Janet // Glamour;Sep94, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p56
Reports on the failure of children's books to reflect changing sex roles. Male characters' tendency to be shown using objects related to heavy work; Female characters' tendency to use household paraphernalia; Effect of images on girls' exploration of skills and opportunities.
- More vampires in Canada? // School Libraries in Canada (17108535);2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p23
This section presents a list of books about vampires published in Canada.
- Vampire and Replicant: The One-Sex Body in a Two-Sex World. Hendershot, Cyndy // Science Fiction Studies;Nov95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p373
Examines texts complicating stable masculinity by introducing a body in flux. Vampiric body and replicant body as one-sex body; Metaphor of one-sex body; Version of gender identity from updated alien-invasion film.
- Ventriloquists' conversations: The struggle for gender dialogue in E. L. Doctorow and Philip Roth. Gentry, Marshall Bruce // Contemporary Literature;Fall93, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p512
Discusses the cross gender writing in the works of E.L. Doctorow and Philip Roth. Growing pressure to renegotiate relations between the sexes; Importance of sexuality and gender to Doctorow; Roth's dramatization of men's frailties; Releasing anger to be able to tell a story.
- Editorial. Roth, Martha // Hurricane Alice;Summer1986, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p2
Provides information about the autobiography issue of the journal. Appreciation for the contributors who sent their autobiographical writings; Presentation of a wide range of women's experiences in terms of time, place and society; Plan of the editors for an issue on re-imagining gender roles in...
- The 'Lover' Archetype in Punjabi Classical Poetry. Waqar, Azra // Pakistan Journal of History & Culture;Jan-Jun2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p131
Archetypes are primitive mental images which we encounter in art, literature and sacred text and they evoke a deep feeling within us. The most important archetypes represent four dimensions of personality to four levels of awareness and functions with one archetype for each gender. Archetypes...
- WOMEN AND VAMPIRES: NIGHTMARE OR UTOPIA? Johnson, Judith E. // Kenyon Review;Winter93, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p72
Presents and analyzes the vampire genre with respect to women. Vampire as a metaphor for class and anxiety over race, gender and power conflicts; Jewelle Gomez's `The Gilda Stories'; Anne Rice's `Vampire Chronicles'; `Varney, the Vampire,'; `The Feast of Blood,'; Stephen King's `Salem's Lot'.