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Deviant Women

Cultural, Linguistic and Literary Approaches to Narratives of Femininity

Edited By Tiina Mäntymäki, Marinella Rodi-Risberg and Anna Foka

This multidisciplinary collection of articles illuminates the ways in which the concept of female deviance is represented, appropriated, re-inscribed and refigured in a wide range of texts across time, cultures and genres. Such a choice of variety shows that representations of deviance accommodate meaning-making spaces and possibilities for resistance in different socio-cultural and literary contexts. The construct of the deviant woman is analysed from literary, sociolinguistic and historical-cultural perspectives, revealing insights about cultures and societies. Furthermore, the studies recognise and explain the significance of the concept of deviance in relation to gender that bespeaks a contemporary cultural concern about narratives of femininity.
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actress 35, 35 n. 5, 36, 37

adaptation 94, 97, 105

Ahlmann, Hans W:son 174, 176, 181, 182, 183, 184, 186, 187

ambiguity 11, 93, 100, 103, 104, 109, 124

Anthony, Casey 135-137, 141-145, 146

Apuleius 75

archetype 73, 98, 108

Arctic Commerical Enterprises 174, 175, 184

Arctic policy 173

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