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Virgin envy : the cultural insignificance of the hymen

Author: Jonathan A Allan; Cristina Santos; Adriana Spahr
Publisher: London : Zed Books Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A queer exploration of our attitudes to virginity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Virgin envy.
London : Zed Books Ltd, 2016
(OCoLC)951835566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan A Allan; Cristina Santos; Adriana Spahr
ISBN: 9781786990372 1786990377 9781786990389 1786990385 9781786990396 1786990393
OCLC Number: 964650622
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: "Our Tantalizing Double": Envious Virgins, Envying Virgins, Virgin Envy; Part 1: Too Much Pain for Such Little Reward; Chapter 1 "I Will Cut Myself and Smear Blood on the Sheet": Testing Virginity in Medieval and Modern Orientalist Romance; Chapter 2 Between Pleasure and Pain: The Textual Politics of the Hymen; Part 2: Blood, Blood, Blood & and More Blood; Chapter 3 The Politics of Virginity and Abstinence in the Twilight Saga; Chapter 4 Lady of Perpetual Virginity: Jessica's Presence in True Blood. Part 3: Men be Virgins Too: Queering VirginityChapter 5 The Queer Saint: Male Virginity in Derek Jarman's Sebastiane; Chapter 6 Troping Boyishness, Effeminacy, and Masculine Queer Virginity: Abdellah Taïa and Eyet-Chékib Djaziri; Part 4: F*ck: They Entrapped us in Social Issues and Politics; Chapter 7 Bollywood Virgins: Diachronic Flirtations with Indian Womanhood; Chapter 8 The Policing of Viragos and Other "Fuckable" Bodies: Virginity as Performance in Latin America; Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan A. Allan, Cristina Santos and Adriana Spahr.

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'Ambitious, wide-ranging, and eclectic.'Corrinne Harol, author of Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature'Smart and au courant ... Virgin Envy provides a welcome addition to the new Read more...

 
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