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The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. (2019)
Journal Article
Gratzke, M. (in press). The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. Forum for Modern Language Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/fmls/cqz031

This article examines love, relationships, intimacy and gendered violence in fictionalised punk biographies by authors and post-punk recording artists Kauko Röyhkä and Rocko Schamoni. Punk rock’s DIY aesthetic emphasises self-fashioning and shock val... Read More about The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni..

Love is what people say it is: Performativity and narrativity in critical love studies (2017)
Journal Article
Gratzke, M. (2017). Love is what people say it is: Performativity and narrativity in critical love studies. Journal of popular romance studies, 6, 1-20

This article outlines the objectives of critical love studies, their grounding in a wide range of critical theory, a multi-disciplinary methodology, and finally gives an example of practical application in literary scholarship and participatory commu... Read More about Love is what people say it is: Performativity and narrativity in critical love studies.