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Sexuella manus - hur sex och sexualitet skildras i sex utvalda romaner


  • Malin Reimerthi

Summary, in English

From Gagnon and Simon's theories about sexual scripting and through an intersectional perspective sex and sexuality is analysed through six novels within romantic fiction. They are: Kathleen Winsors Forever Amber, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss The Flame and the Flower, Jackie Collins American Star samt E. L. James trilogi Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker och Fifty Shades Freed. Aided by the theory of sexual scripting the kinds of sex portrayed are analysed in relation to societal changes about sex and sexuality as well as how sexual acts are portrayed in different times.


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Document type

Student publication for Master's degree (two years)


  • Languages and Literatures


  • Sexualitet
  • Sex
  • Judith Butler
  • Kathleen Winsor
  • Jackie Collins
  • Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • Femtio nyanser
  • E. L. James
  • Romantisk fiktion
  • Intersektionalitet
  • Sexuella script
  • William Simon
  • John H. Gagnon
  • Romance
  • Janice A. Radway
  • Carol Thurston
  • Jan Cohn
  • Gayle S. Rubin


  • Karin Nykvist (Fellow researcher)