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Romanticism, Gender, and Violence - a book by Marshall, Nowell

Romanticism, Gender, and Violence

Blake to George Sodini

Romanticism, Gender, and Violence( )
Author: Marshall, Nowell
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Bucknell University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

Responding to work by Eve Sedgwick and recent media attention to queer suicide, this project theorizes performative melancholia, a condition where, regardless of sexual orientation, overinvestment in gender norms causes subjects who are unable to embody those norms to experience socially expected ('normal') gender as something unattainable or lost. This perceived loss causes an ambivalence within the subject that can lead to self-inflicted violence (masochism, suicide) or violence...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.42 x 0.92 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds

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