Chick Culture

Mallory Young and I have edited two volumes on “chick culture,” or, more simply, contemporary popular culture media forms focused primarily (but not exclusively) on twenty- to thirtysomething middle-class women.

Cover of Chick Lit
Cover of Chick Flicks

Related Articles

“Working Girls: The Precariat of Chick Lit,” Cupcakes, Pinterest, Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century, ed. Elana Levine (University of Illinois Press, 2015): 177-95.

“Chick Non-Fic: The Comedic Memoir,” Feminist Media Studies 14.2 (March 2014): 206-221.

Marie Antoinette: Fashion, Third-Wave Feminism, and Chick Culture” (co-authored with Mallory Young), Literature/Film Quarterly 38 (2010): 98-116.

“Fashioning Femininity in the Makeover Flick,” Chick Flicks: Contemporary Women at the Movies, ed. Suzanne Ferriss and Mallory Young (New York: Routledge, 2008): 41-57.

“Chick Flicks and Chick Culture” (co-authored with Mallory Young), Postscript: Essays in Film and the Humanities 27 (Fall 2007): 32-49.

“Chick, Girls and Choice: Redefining Feminism” (co-authored with Mallory Young), Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue 6 (June 2006): 87-97.

“A Generational Divide over Chick Lit” (co-authored with Mallory Young), The Chronicle of Higher Education 26 May 2006: B13-14.

“Narrative and Cinematic Doubleness: Pride and Prejudice and Bridget Jones’s Diary,” Chick Lit: The New Woman’s Fiction, ed. Suzanne Ferriss and Mallory Young (New York: Routledge, 2006),  71-84.