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Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series and the ‘Post(-)ing’ of Feminism

By Sophie Spieler
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies

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The Politics of Fashion and the Hyperreal New York in Sex and the City

By Heui-tsz Chang
REAL: Review of English and American Literature [Yingmei wenxue pinglun]

New York in Sex and the City on HBO represents fashion, pleasure, and romance; however this paper intends to uncover the veil of the happy New York and to discover class struggles and a simulate New York under the mask of fashion. According to the theoretical discourses by Veblen, Simmel, and Bourdieu, fashion is by no means neutral but contains powers to distinguish the rich from the poor, the tasteful from the tasteless. Fashion is a politics that demarcates classes, groups, and identities.

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