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Author McKay, Jade

Title Fictional femininity : new millennial narratives of middle-aged womanhood / by Jade McKay
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010

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Description [vii], 292 leaves ; 30 cm
Summary This thesis examines gender-political representations of middle-aged, middle-class, white women in a sample of new millennial middlebrow novels. The findings demonstrate how popular contemporary fiction traffics a set of feminine norms that are complexly inflected by both feminism and the apolitical ethos of feminism
Notes Submitted to the School of Communication and Creative Arts of the Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (leaves 260-292)
Subject Feminism in literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Middle class in literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Middle-aged women in literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Women, White, in literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts and Education.
Deakin University. School of Communication and Creative Arts.