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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,

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

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