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Beyond Bombshells : The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture.

Author/Creator:
Brown, Jeffrey A.
Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 pages)
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Subjects:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A full exploration of the heroine in movies, comic books, television, and literature.
Contents:
Cover
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
1. Torture, Rape, Action Heroines, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
2. Teams, Partners, Romance, and Action Heroines
3. Ethnicity and New Action Heroines
4. Panthers and Vixens Black Superheroines, Sexuality, and Stereotypes in Contemporary Comic Books
5. Supermoms? Maternity and the Monstrous-Feminine in Superhero Comics
6. Sex, Romance, and the Teenage Superheroine
7. Girl Revolutionaries Neoliberalist, Postfeminist, and Feminist Heroines
8. Pretty Little Killers
CONCLUSION. Still Wondering about Wonder Woman
WORKS CITED
INDEX
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Brown, Jeffrey A. Beyond Bombshells
ISBN:
9781496803238
9781496803191
OCLC:
908192689