Envious Virgins and Adolescent Sexuality: The (Un)Importance of the Hymen in Virginity Studies

  • Deanna England
Keywords: virginity, hymen

Abstract

Review of:

Allan, Jonathan A., et al., editors. Virgin Envy: The Cultural (in)Significance of the Hymen. U of Regina P, 2016.

Flynn, Laurie Elizabeth. Firsts: A Novel. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015.

Rosin, Lindsey. Cherry. Simon Pulse, 2016.

Silvera, Adam. History Is All You Left Me. Soho Teen, 2017.

Author Biography

Deanna England

Deanna England graduated with an honours degree in psychology in 1998 and her Master’s degree in cultural studies in 2012. She is also an academic and career adviser at the University of Winnipeg. Her primary research interests focus on gender and sexuality and social discourse on the female body.

Published
2018-09-16
How to Cite
England, D. (2018). Envious Virgins and Adolescent Sexuality: The (Un)Importance of the Hymen in Virginity Studies. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 10(1). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php?journal=yptc&page=article&op=view&path[]=419
Section
Review Essays