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Learning to Be Boys and Girls

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes by which tombois and their girlfriends begin to take up their gender subjectivities during childhood. More specifically, it considers how tombois produce a gender ... More


Memoirs and Memorials

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the last two coming-of-age novels, namely Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina and Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation. These two novels are first-person narratives of ... More


The Rise of the récit d'enfance in the Francophone Caribbean

Louise Hardwick

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the emergence of autobiography, and more particularly the récit d'enfance, as the genre of choice for authors from the Francophone Caribbean. It focuses on the emergence of the ... More


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