Feminist Fridays: Sex and Gender in YA Fiction

I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for discussing these issues, and may come in the form of book (or other media) reviews, link roundups, or my rambling thoughts essays. If you’d like to make a habit of discussing… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Sex and Gender in YA Fiction

Feminist Fridays: Jane Austen and Game Theory (or, My College Years)

I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for discussing these issues, and may come in the form of book (or other media) reviews, link roundups, or my rambling thoughts essays. If you’d like to make… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Jane Austen and Game Theory (or, My College Years)

Feminist Fridays: Authors and ‘Women’ Authors, Books and ‘Girl’ Books, Gender and Readers’ Advisory

I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for discussing these issues, and may come in the form of book (or other media) reviews, link roundups, or my rambling thoughts essays. If you’d like to make a habit of discussing… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Authors and ‘Women’ Authors, Books and ‘Girl’ Books, Gender and Readers’ Advisory

Feminist Fridays: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for discussing these issues, and may come in the form of book (or other media) reviews, link roundups, or my rambling thoughts essays. If you’d like to make a habit of discussing… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Feminist Fridays: A Review of Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

This week I’m discussing Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Journey into Manhood and Back Again by Norah Vincent, published in 2006 by Penguin. I purchased a copy of this for one of my graduate classes (Anthropology 750: Cross-Cultural Perspective on Masculinity) but we only read an excerpt. I recently reread the entire book and was surprised by… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: A Review of Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent