Identities on the Move: Contemporary Representations of New Sexualities and Gender Identities

Identities on the Move: Contemporary Representations of New Sexualities and Gender Identities

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ISBN-13: 9781498508766
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 06/03/2016
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Silvia Castro Borrego is lecturer of English and North American literature and culture at the University of Málaga.

Maria Isabel Romero Ruíz is lecturer in social history and cultural studies at the University of Málaga.

Table of Contents

List of Contents

INTRODUCTION: GENDER STRIKE! SEEING GENDER AND SEXUAL IDENTITY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Silvia Pilar Castro Borrego and Maria Isabel Romero Ruiz, University of Málaga (Spain)
Part I: HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND SEXUAL WOUNDS
CHAPTER 1
“Queering Decoloniality: Epistemic Body Politics in Alicia Gaspar de Alba’s Desert Blood”
Laura Gillman, Virginia Tech University (USA)
CHAPTER 2
“Women’s Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking: Gender and Historical Approaches”
Maria Isabel Romero Ruiz, English Department, University of Málaga (Spain)
CHAPTER 3
“Representations of Transnational and Sexual Violence in Zoë Wicomb’s The One that Got Away”
Cynthia Lytle, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)
CHAPTER 4
“Child Sexual Abuse and Traumatic Identity in Down by the River by Edna O’Brien”
María Elena Jaime de Pablos, Universidad de Almeria (Spain)
Part II: EPISTEMIC BODY POLITICS AND GENDER STRUGGLES
CHAPTER 5
“Ascribe, Divide – and Rule? (Some modes of intellectual liminality among ethnic, class, gender and medical Others)”
Logie Barrow, Bremen University (Germany)
CHAPTER 6
“Sex, Pain and Sickness: Performances of Identity through Spaces and Bodies”
Eduardo Barros Grela, Universida de da Coruña (Spain)
CHAPTER 7
“Interrogating the Posthuman in Contemporary US Science Fiction Films”
Rocío Carrasco Carrasco, University of Huelva (Spain)
CHAPTER 8
“Sexuality and Gender Relationships in Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea”
Lucia Garcia Magaldi, University of Cordoba (Spain)
CHAPTER 9
“Lust and sexuality in Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Rhys’s Antoinette Mason”
María José Coperías Aguilar, Universitat de València (Spain)
Part III: THEORIZING DIFFERENCE: RECONFIGURING QUEER IDENTITIES
CHAPTER 10
“‘I am a Black Lesbian, and I am your sister’: Audre Lorde’s Theorizing Difference as Weapon for Survival and Change”.
Silvia Pilar Castro-Borrego, University of Málaga (Spain)
CHAPTER 11
“The inside and outside of gendered space. Gender migration and Little Britain from Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble to Beatriz Preciado’s Testo Yonqui”
David Walton, University of Murcia (Spain)
CHAPTER 12
“Shifting Bodies and Boundaries: Representations of Female Soccer Players and the Shortfall within the South-African Press”
Kate Joseph and Antje Schuhmann, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa)
CHAPTER 13
“Contemporary African American Women Playwrights and Homophobia: Before it Hits Home and Blues for an Alabama Sky”
Inmaculada Pineda Hernandez, University of Málaga (Spain)
Part IV: MIGRANT SEXUALITIES AND GENDER POLITICS
CHAPTER 14
“An Epic Migration: African American Women, Representation, Mis/Guided Identities, and Kathryn Stockett’s The Help”
Angelita Reyes, Arizona State University (USA)
CHAPTER 15
“Identity and Agency in I been in Sorrow’s Kitchen and Licked out all the Pots Marietta’s Sexual Self”
Concepción Parrondo Carretero, University of Málaga (Spain)
CHAPTER 16
“Muslim Women in the Third Space: Negotiating Diaspora, Sexuality and Identity from a Feminist Postcolonial Perspective”
Mariam Bazi, University of Málaga (Spain)
INDEX

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