Mormon Women, Twilight, And Internalized Sexism

A couple of years ago, I published a BYU Studies article about Mormon themes in Twilight that was picked up by Meridian, an LDS website. I received some feedback on the piece, mostly positive, though several readers took issue with one criticism I made about Stephenie Meyer’s series: “I find myself concerned about the retrogressive gender stereotypes in all of her novels, particularly the ineptitude of Bella.

Topics:  studies   mormon   twilight   meridian   lds   stephenie meyer s   i   bella   repeatedly   novels   
  • Newsweek Celebrates “The Mormon Moment,” Clearly Still Hates Gay People
    If you know anything about the Mormon position on LGBT and Women’s Rights, you may have been a bit shocked ... “Stephanie Meyer’s extraordinarily popular Twilight novels and films give vampires a Mormon makeover, with a lead character, Edward ...
    06/17/2011 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • Mormon Women, Twilight, and Internalized Sexism
    It’s not surprising that Stephenie Meyer’s books have found a strong and loyal audience among Mormon women. She is, after all, one of our own, and we are as proud of her success as we would be if our own biological sister suddenly became a superstar.
    08/2/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • LDSLiving
    5 Famous Mormons Who Served Missions (& Where) Jake Healey - Image retrieved from Being a celebrity probably isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
    08/31/2015 - 1:07 am | View Website
  • Google
    Account Options. Sign in; Search settings; Web History ×
    08/30/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Website
  • Rock & Sling | a journal of witness
    by Julie Riddle. Once the carefree summer days of my youth (floating the stream that winked past our house, playing baseball on a freshly mown field, tanning at the ...
    08/30/2015 - 6:19 pm | View Website
  • Business of Life: Culture and Society Archives
    Links to interesting stories that I don't have the time to blog. Zero Hedge Towards A State Of Near Chaos. The American public, we the people, lately swoon into a ...
    08/30/2015 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • LDSLiving
    7 Mistakes LDS Parents Make and How to Avoid Them Mark D. Ogletree, Ph.D. - In the October 2012 general conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced that young ...
    08/30/2015 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News