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Feminism in the worlds of Neil Gaiman : essays on the comics, poetry, and prose

Author: Tara Prescott; Aaron Drucker
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of new essays looks carefully at the broad spectrum of Neil Gaiman's work and how he interacts with feminism. Sixteen diverse essays from Gaiman scholars and fans alike examine highlights from Gaiman's graphic novels, short stories, novels, poems and screenplays, and confront the difficult issues he raises"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Neil Gaiman; Neil Gaiman; Neil Gaiman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Prescott; Aaron Drucker
ISBN: 9780786466368 0786466367
OCLC Number: 810329316
Description: x, 285 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Speaking the cacophony of angels: Gaiman's women and the fracturing of phallocentric discourse / Rachel R. Martin --
The power of the perky: the feminist rhetoric of death / Lanette Cadle --
Agency through fragmentation? The problem of delirium in The Sandman / Justin Mellette --
It's pretty graphic: sexual violence and the issue of "Calliope" / Tara Prescott --
Empowering voice and refiguring retribution: Neil Gaiman's anti-feminism feminist parable in The Sandman / Aaron Drucker --
Feminist subjectivity in Neil Gaiman's Black Orchid / Sarah Cantrell --
When superheroes awaken: the revisionist trope in Neil Gaiman's Marvel 1602 / Renata Dalmaso --
Outfoxed: feminine folklore and agency in The dream hunters / Coralline Dupuy --
"A boy and his box, off to see the universe": madness, power and sex in "The doctor's wife" / Emily Capettini --
Unmasking m(other)hood: third-wave mothering in Gaiman's Coraline and MirrorMask / Danielle Russell --
The fairest of all: Snow White and gendered power in "Snow, glass, apples" / Elizabeth Law --
Inverting the fairy tale: the value of the complex female in "Chivalry" / Jennifer McStotts --
Feminist fairy tales in Who killed Amanda Palmer / Monica Miller --
Liminality and empowerment: the aged woman in Neil Gaiman's "Queen of Knives" and "Chivalry" / Agata Zarzycka --
"Anathema liked to read about herself": preserving the female line in Good omens / Jessica Walker --
Doors, vortices and the in-between: quantum cosmological goddesses in the Gaiman multiverse / Kristine Larsen.
Responsibility: edited by Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker.

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"This collection of new essays looks carefully at the broad spectrum of Neil Gaiman's work and how he interacts with feminism. Sixteen diverse essays from Gaiman scholars and fans alike examine highlights from Gaiman's graphic novels, short stories, novels, poems and screenplays, and confront the difficult issues he raises"--

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