Turning the Page – Table of Contents

TURNING THE PAGE. Gendered Identities in Contemporary Literary and Visual Cultures

ed. Kata Gyuris, Eszter Szép, Dóra Vecsernyés
to be published in the ELTE Papers in English Studies series in 2017. Series editor: Judit Friedrich.

Table of Contents


I. Dissecting Identities

Dóra Vecsernyés – The Weightlessness of Non-Existence: Anatomising the Female Self in Janice Galloway’s The Trick is to Keep Breathing

Tegan Raleigh – Women in Pieces: Fairy Tales, Gender, and Translation in a Contemporary Gender Conte by Assia Djebar

Emma Bálint – Who’s Afraid of Red Riding Hood?: Little Red Riding Hood as a Fille Fatale in Hard Candy

Maria Antonietta Struzziero – Gendered Topographies of Desire in Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities and Jeanette Winterson’s The Passion

II. Creating Social Identities

Kornél Zipernovszky – “I’ve raked up my past so I can bury it”: Body and Self in Two Female Jazz Autobiographies

Pavlina Doublekova – Notions of Motherhood in Contemporary Bulgarian Theatre

Kata Gyuris – “A different kind of freedom”: Female Bildung in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Calixthe Beyala’s La négresse rousse

III. Reinventing Gender Roles

Fanni Feldmann – The Other Neighbour: Controversial Homosexuality in the Television Soap Opera Szomszédok (Neighbours)

Krisztina Kitti Tóth – The Uncertain Referent: Gender Blending Narration in Michèle Roberts’s Flesh and Blood

Eva Hanna – Guidos, Geordies, and Gender: On the Potential for Subversion in Reality Television

Zsuzsanna Nagy-Szalóki – “The Spinning Fairy in the Attic”: Female Creativity and the Family Home in A.S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book

Book cover by Gergely Oravecz – based on a photograph by Helmut Newton.új címlap


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