Essays about: "chick lit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words chick lit.

  1. 1. Recognizing the generational feminist agenda within the road novel: The case of Erica Lopez’s Flaming Iguanas

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Valentina Solomenskaja; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper examines Erica Lopez’s road novel Flaming Iguanas and how it blurs the tensions of various feuding feminism ideas. Belonging to the genre of chick-lit, Lopez’s novel is not focused on advancing the cause of feminism in a straightforward and politically evident manner. READ MORE

  2. 2. Petticoats or Miniskirts: A Comparative Analysis of Feminine Narration in Pride and Prejudice and Bridget Jones's Diary 

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Ida Jonsson; [2018]
    Keywords : feminine narration; Austen; Fielding; Chick Lit; authority; feminism; feminist narratology;

    Abstract : Abstract Both Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) and Bridget Jones’s Diary (Helen Fielding) have been thoroughly examined by literary critics. When discussed from a feminist perspective, critics are ambiguous as some claim that the novels work against feminist values rather than the reverse. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethnic Identity in Chica Lit. : Trapped between Cultural Essentialism and Ex-nomination

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Adriana Rudling; [2016]
    Keywords : Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez; The Dirty Girls Social Club; chick lit; chica lit; essentialization; exnomination; Latinidad; Latinos;

    Abstract : This essay is dedicated to exploring how ethnic identity is represented in one of popular literature's latest additions, namely chick lit. More concretely, it approaches the subject of ex-nomination and cultural essentialization of Latino communities in the burgeoning chick lit genre, chica lit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chick Lit in the Classroom. Identity and Gender in Gossip Girl and Confessions of a Shopaholic.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Sofia Bagå; [2014-02-06]
    Keywords : Chick Lit; identity; gender; Gossip Girl; Confessions of a Shopaholic; the EFL Classroom; Lgr11; Judith Butler; performance; the heterosexual matrix;

    Abstract : Language and literature give students access to new worlds and present voices thatoffer new perspectives. Literature is used in the language classroom to improve language skills and is a highly important tool in order for the students to develop andreflect on identities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Good and Bad Mothering in the Fiction of Marian Keyes : A Discourse Analysis.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Sara Larsson; [2014]
    Keywords : motherhood; chick lit; mother-love; working mother; single mother; depression; alcoholism;

    Abstract : The object of this essay is to map the discourses of good versus bad mothering in four selected novels by Marian Keyes, and to analyze how they relate to hegemonic Western discourses of motherhood.  The analytical approach is based on Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe’s discourse theory. READ MORE