Tag Archives: femininity

The Little Mermaid and exclusion

OGOM and the appeal of the mermaid Mermaids (and other fabulous marine creatures such as sirens and selkies) have long been favourite topics with us at OGOM. Three’s something appealing about their ambiguous positioning between human and animal, aquatic and … Continue reading

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The Final Girl in Horror Movies

February has now drawn to a close, extra day and all, which means the end of ‘Women in Horror’ month. To celebrate, or commiserate, the end here is an interesting round table discussion about the final girl trope in horror … Continue reading

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‘Tania de Rozario: On the monstrous feminine’

Continuing on the theme of celebrating Women in Horror during February (though I encourage you to do so all year round), this is a very intriguing and interdisciplinary article about the monstrous feminine in discussion with Tania de Rozario. It … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Fashion at the FIT, NY

This is another post for my transatlantic friends (and one which I am bitterly jealous about and on which I have previously blogged). The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, are hosting an exhibition on Fairy Tale Fashion (15 January – … Continue reading

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Tracy Hastie, ‘Leather Clad Heroines and the Monster Within’

An excellent blog post by Tracy Hastie on the ambivalent sexual politics of the female protagonist of paranormal romance/urban fantasy.

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