A full exploration of the heroine in movies, comic books, television, and literature.
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 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.
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Print version: Brown, Jeffrey A. Beyond Bombshells