Virginity in Young Adult Literature after Twilight (Studies in Young Adult Literature #47) (Hardcover)
This book looks at how popular young adult literature fetishizes virginity. Christine Seifert examines how and why so much romance and dystopian fiction--the two most popular genres in YA lit--have focused on what she calls "abstinence porn"--a phenomenon that has broken out since the appearance of Twilight on the market.
Christine Seifert is an associate professor of communication at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she teaches rhetoric, strategy, and professional writing. A frequent contributor to Bitch magazine, where she writes about feminism and pop culture, Seifert is also the author of a young adult novel, The Predicteds (2011).