Rereading Heterosexuality: Feminism, Queer Theory and Contemporary Fiction
- Publish Date: 2012-04-04
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Rachel Carroll
Heterosexuality in contemporary novels, re-examined using the frameworks of feminism and queer theory. Drawing on feminist and queer theories of sex, gender and sexuality, this study focuses on female identities at odds with heterosexual norms. In particular, it explores narratives in which the conventional equation between heterosexuality, reproductive sexuality and female identity is questioned.