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The Warrior Women of Television: a Feminist Cultural Analysis of the New Female Body in Popular Media

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The Warrior Women of Television examines contemporary representations of the female action hero in three series: La Femme Nikita, Aeon Flux, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Detailed readings focus on the ways the structure and content of each series work to create specific understandings of the body that are in contrast to those of male-centered action texts. Arguing that television texts mediate larger cultural concerns, this book considers the feminist implications of the series and uses insights from critical writings on contemporary culture and the body to discuss the ways the female hero functions as a potent contemporary cultural symbol.

Condition: Covers shelfworn, marks to foreedge, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

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Author(s):
Heinecken, Dawn
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0820462195
ISBN-13:
9780820462196
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Peter Lang
Title:
The Warrior Women of Television: a Feminist Cultural Analysis of the New Female Body in Popular Media

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The Warrior Women of Television examines contemporary representations of the female action hero in three series: La Femme Nikita, Aeon Flux, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Detailed readings focus on the ways the structure and content of each series work to create specific understandings of the body that are in contrast to those of male-centered action texts. Arguing that television texts mediate larger cultural concerns, this book considers the feminist implications of the series and uses insights from critical writings on contemporary culture and the body to discuss the ways the female hero functions as a potent contemporary cultural symbol.

Condition: Covers shelfworn, marks to foreedge, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

Author(s):
Heinecken, Dawn
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0820462195
ISBN-13:
9780820462196
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Peter Lang
Title:
The Warrior Women of Television: a Feminist Cultural Analysis of the New Female Body in Popular Media

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