‘Unexpected Effects’ : Marked Men in Contemporary Australian Women’s Fiction

Abstract

The author critiques the ways in which a set of novels by women writers published in the period 1980-2005 represent ‘wounded men’, and analyses the challenges which such texts pose for feminist critics.

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Published 1 October 2006 in Volume 22 No. 4. Subjects: Australian women writers, Critical theories & approaches, Feminist theory, Men - Literary portrayal, Wounds & injuries.

Cite as: Bode, Katherine. ‘‘Unexpected Effects’ : Marked Men in Contemporary Australian Women’s Fiction.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 4, 2006. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.09a5774f6b.