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Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature$
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Roberta Seelinger Trites

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496813800

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.001.0001

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Queering Romance, Sexuality, Gender Identity, and Motherhood

Queering Romance, Sexuality, Gender Identity, and Motherhood

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(p.120) Chapter 5 Queering Romance, Sexuality, Gender Identity, and Motherhood
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Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature
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Roberta Seelinger Trites

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0005

Sexuality is linked to materiality through the physicality of the human body. How that sexuality is interpreted, represented, performed, and lived involves the discursive—but sexuality itself emerges from physical activities of the human body. This project would not be complete without a chapter that explores the interrelated aspects of sexuality, orientation, and gender identification in YA literature. This chapter includes interrogations into heteronormative romance in novels such as Fatima Sharafeddine’sThe Servant and Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor and Park; queerness and gender identity in novels such as Beth Goobie’s Hello, Groin, Emily M. Danforth’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post, I.W. Gregario’s None of the Above; and motherhood as an function of sexuality in Isabel Quintero’s Gabi: A Girl in Pieces, Cynthia Kadohata’s Outside Beauty, and Sonya Hartnett’s Butterfly.

Keywords:   Sexuality, Orientation, Lesbian, Motherhood, Transgender

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