Feminist perspectives on Orange is the new black : thirteen critical essays /

Since its 2013 premiere, Orange Is the New Black has become Netflix's most watched series, garnering critical praise and numerous awards and advancing the cultural phenomenon of binge-watching. Academic conferences now routinely feature panels discussing the show, and the book on which it is ba...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Householder, April Kalogeropoulos, 1972- (Editor), Trier-Bieniek, Adrienne M. (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: is orange the new black? / April Kalogeropoulos Householder and Adrienne Trier-Bieniek
  • Chocolate and vanilla swirl, swi-irl": race and lesbian identity politics / Sarah E. Fryett
  • We will survive: race and gender-based trauma as cultural truth-telling / Kalima Y. Young
  • Jenji Kohan's trojan horse: subversive uses of whiteness / Katie Sullivan Barak
  • "You don't look full ... Asia": the invisible and ambiguous bodies of Chang and Soso / Minjeong Kim
  • Cleaning up your act: surveillance, queer sex and the imprisoned body / Yvonne Swartz Hammond
  • The transgender tipping point: the social death of Sophia Burset / Hilary Malatino
  • All in the (prison) family: genre mixing and queer representation / Kyra Hunting
  • Pennsatucky's teeth and the persistence of class / Susan Sered
  • Pleasure and power behind bars: resisting necropower with sexuality / Zoey K. Jones
  • Anatomy of a binge: abject intimacy and the televisual form / Anne Moore
  • "You don't feel like a freak anymore": representing disability madness and trauma in Litchfield Penitentiary / Lydia Brown
  • Piper Chapman's flexible accommodation of difference / H. Rakes
  • "Can't fix crazy": confronting able-mindedness / Sarah Gibbons.