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Outlander's sassenachs : essays on gender, race, orientation and the other in the novels and television series

Author: Valerie Estelle Frankel
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland and Company, Inc., 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 This collection of new essays examines Outlander as an exploration of what it means to be a capable 18th century woman and what it means in the modern world.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Frankel, Valerie Estelle
Outlander's Sassenachs : Essays on Gender, Race, Orientation and the Other in the Novels and Television Series
Jefferson NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,c2016
Named Person: Diana Gabaldon; Diana Gabaldon; Diana Gabaldon
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Estelle Frankel
ISBN: 9781476626659 1476626650
OCLC Number: 953030049
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; PART I: QUESTIONS OF DIVERSITY; Privilege and Pity; Slavery; The Communities of the Ridge; Conclusion; WORKS CITED; Culloden and Wounded Knee; Author's Prologue; Culloden Moor, Scotland; Wounded Knee, December 29, 1890; Identities Under Siege; Defining Genocide; Regulating Identity; Law: A Weapon of Assimilation and Genocide; Religion as a Tool of Suppression and Subversion; Conclusion; NOTES; WORKS CITED; Claire Kens Well; The Bard and the Woman of Balnain: Speculative Futures; Scars and a Stuart Army: Spectacular Nation; Murtagh and Montage: Gypsy Shtick Claire Kens Well: Knowing the NationWORKS CITED; PART II: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY MASCULINITY; Gazing at Jamie Fraser; Introduction; Jamie Objectified; Jamie and Claire; Jamie's Roles; Jamie and Black Jack; Conclusion; WORKS CITED; Jamie's "Others"; Jamie's "Rival": Frank Randall; Jamie's Adopted Son: Fergus; Jamie's Fraught Friendship: Lord John Grey; The Hero's Villain: Black Jack Randall; Conclusion; NOTES; WORKS CITED; Being Lord John; WORKS CITED; PART III: WOMEN'S CHOICE FOR TIME TRAVELERS; Men, Women and Birth Control in the Early Outlander Books; NOTES; WORKS CITED; The Beaton; WORKS CITED PART IV: CLAIRE AS FEMINIST, POSTFEMINIST, ANTI-FEMINISTReviewing Linear Time; Introduction; Claire as the Extemporal Feminist; History as Progression, Stagnation, Regression; Post: The Surpassed Past; Retracing Feminism: Polytemporality; Conclusions; NOTES; WORKS CITED; The Way We Were; The Novels' Casual Treatment of Rape; The Romanticization of Dubious Consent and Marital Rape; Justifications for Wife-Beating and the Light Treatment of Corporal Punishment; Conclusion: What Do (Feminist) Women (Readers) Want?; NOTE; WORKS CITED; Outlander from Book to Screen; Introduction The Relative Power of the CharactersTwo Sections of the Story Involving Power Dynamics; Conclusion; WORKS CITED; Appendix A: Book Reading Order; Main Series; Prequels; Lord John Books; Related Nonfiction; Appendix B: Television Episode Guide; Season One; Season Two; Appendix C: Television Cast; About the Contributors; List of Names and Terms
Responsibility: edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel.

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Outlander, an epic time travel adventure with plenty of history and romance, has hit cable television. And unlike many other shows, this one seems designed particularly for the women. There's a  Read more...

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