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Chick Lit : The New Woman's Fiction / edited by Suzanne Ferriss and Mallory Young.

Contributor(s): Ferriss, Suzanne, 1962- | Young, Mallory, 1952-, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Routledge, 2006Description: ix, 272 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415975034.Subject(s): American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism | English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women in literature | Single women in literature | Young women in literatureDDC classification: 823.009
Contents:
Pt. I. The hatching of a genre : origins and influences. Who's laughing now? : a short history of chick lit and the perversion of a genre / Cris Mazza -- Tradition and displacement in the new novel of manners / Stephanie Harzewski -- Mothers of chick
lit? : women writers, readers, and literary history / Juliette Wells -- Narrative and cinematic doubleness : Pride and prejudice and Bridget Jones's diary / Suzanne Ferriss -- Pt. II. Free range : varieties and variations. "Sistahs are doin' it for
themselves" : chick lit in black and white / Lisa A. Guerrero -- Long-suffering professional females : the case of nanny lit / Elizabeth Hale -- You are not alone : the personal, the political, and the "new" mommy lit / Heather Hewett -- Chick lit jr. :
more than glitz and glamour for teens and tweens / Joanna Webb Johnson -- Ya yas, grits, and sweet potato queens : contemporary Southern belles and the prescriptions that guide them / Elizabeth B. Boyd -- Bridget Jones and Hungarian
chick lit / Nóra Séllei -- Pt. III. Sex and the single chick : feminism and postfeminism, sexuality and self-fashioning. About a girl : female subjectivity and sexuality in conteporary 'chick' culture / A. Rochelle Mabry -- No satisfaction : Sex and the
Run catch kiss, and the conflict of desires in chick lit's new heroines / Anna Kiernan -- Fashionably indebted : conspicuous consumption, fashion and romance in Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic trilogy / Jessica Lyn Van Slooten -- Supersizing Bridget
Jones : what's really eating the women in chick lit / Alison Umminger -- Afterword : The new woman's fiction / Shari Benstock.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-259) and index.

Pt. I. The hatching of a genre : origins and influences. Who's laughing now? : a short history of chick lit and the perversion of a genre / Cris Mazza -- Tradition and displacement in the new novel of manners / Stephanie Harzewski -- Mothers of chick

lit? : women writers, readers, and literary history / Juliette Wells -- Narrative and cinematic doubleness : Pride and prejudice and Bridget Jones's diary / Suzanne Ferriss -- Pt. II. Free range : varieties and variations. "Sistahs are doin' it for

themselves" : chick lit in black and white / Lisa A. Guerrero -- Long-suffering professional females : the case of nanny lit / Elizabeth Hale -- You are not alone : the personal, the political, and the "new" mommy lit / Heather Hewett -- Chick lit jr. :

more than glitz and glamour for teens and tweens / Joanna Webb Johnson -- Ya yas, grits, and sweet potato queens : contemporary Southern belles and the prescriptions that guide them / Elizabeth B. Boyd -- Bridget Jones and Hungarian

chick lit / Nóra Séllei -- Pt. III. Sex and the single chick : feminism and postfeminism, sexuality and self-fashioning. About a girl : female subjectivity and sexuality in conteporary 'chick' culture / A. Rochelle Mabry -- No satisfaction : Sex and the

Run catch kiss, and the conflict of desires in chick lit's new heroines / Anna Kiernan -- Fashionably indebted : conspicuous consumption, fashion and romance in Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic trilogy / Jessica Lyn Van Slooten -- Supersizing Bridget

Jones : what's really eating the women in chick lit / Alison Umminger -- Afterword : The new woman's fiction / Shari Benstock.

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