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The Resource Heroines of film and television : portrayals in popular culture, edited by Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor

Heroines of film and television : portrayals in popular culture, edited by Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor

Label
Heroines of film and television : portrayals in popular culture
Title
Heroines of film and television
Title remainder
portrayals in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Award-winning authors from a variety from a variety of disciplines examine the changing roles of heroic women across time. In this volume, editors Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor have assembled a collection of essays that broaden our understanding of how heroines are portrayed across media, offering readers new ways to understand, perceive, and think about women. Contributors bring fresh readings to popular films and television shows such as 'The Girl with the Drago Tattoo', 'Kill Bill', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', 'Weeds', 'Mad Men', and 'Star Trek'.
Assigning source
--from the publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/6522
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
H465 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Norma
  • Bajac-Carter, Maja
  • Batchelor, Bob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in motion pictures
  • Women on television
  • Heroines in motion pictures
  • Heroines on television
  • Heroines in motion pictures
  • Heroines on television
  • Women in motion pictures
  • Women on television
  • Film
  • Fernsehfilm
  • Heldin
  • Frau
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Hjältinnan på film
  • Hjältinnan i TV
  • Kvinnor på film
  • Kvinnor i Tv
Label
Heroines of film and television : portrayals in popular culture, edited by Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The maternal hero in Tarantino's Kill Bill
  • Maura Grady
  • We've seen this deadly web before: repackaging the femme fatale and representing the superhero(ine) as neo-noir "black widow" in Sin City
  • Ryan Castillo and Katie Gibson
  • Romance, comedy, conspiracy: the paranoid heroine in contemporary romantic comedy
  • Pedro Ponce
  • Conflicted hybridity: negotiating the warrior princess archetype in Willow
  • Cassandra Bausman
  • The woman who fell from the sky: Cowboys and Aliens' hybrid heroine
  • Cynthia J. Miller
  • The erotic heroine and the politics of gender at work: a feminist reading of Mad Men's Joan Harris
  • Her story, too: Final Fantasy X, Revolutionary Girl Utena, and the feminist hero's journey
  • Catherine Bailey Kyle
  • Bollywood marriages: portrayals of matrimony in Hindi popular cinema
  • Rekha Sharma and Carol A. Savery
  • The enduring woman: race, revenge, and self-determination in Chloe, Love Is Calling You
  • Robin R. Means Coleman
  • The dark, twisted magical girls: Shojo heroines in Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Lien Fan Shen
  • Women on the quarterdeck: the female captain as adventure hero, 1994-2009
  • A. Bowdoin Van Riper
  • Suzy D'Enbeau and Patrice M. Buzzanell
  • The girl who lived: reading Harry Potter as a sacrificial and loving heroine
  • Norma Jones
  • "It's about power and it's about women": gender and the political economy of superheroes in Wonder Woman and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Carolyn Cocca
  • Burn one down: Nancy Botwin as (post)feminist (anti)heroine
  • Katie Snyder
  • Choosing her "fae"te: subversive sexuality and Lost Girl's Re/evolutionary female hero
  • Jennifer K. Stuller
  • Torture, rape, action heroines, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Jeffrey A. Brown
Control code
ocn860825657
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 256 pages
Isbn
9781442231498
Lccn
2013040492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781442231498
  • (OCoLC)860825657
Label
Heroines of film and television : portrayals in popular culture, edited by Norma Jones, Maja Bajac-Carter, and Bob Batchelor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The maternal hero in Tarantino's Kill Bill
  • Maura Grady
  • We've seen this deadly web before: repackaging the femme fatale and representing the superhero(ine) as neo-noir "black widow" in Sin City
  • Ryan Castillo and Katie Gibson
  • Romance, comedy, conspiracy: the paranoid heroine in contemporary romantic comedy
  • Pedro Ponce
  • Conflicted hybridity: negotiating the warrior princess archetype in Willow
  • Cassandra Bausman
  • The woman who fell from the sky: Cowboys and Aliens' hybrid heroine
  • Cynthia J. Miller
  • The erotic heroine and the politics of gender at work: a feminist reading of Mad Men's Joan Harris
  • Her story, too: Final Fantasy X, Revolutionary Girl Utena, and the feminist hero's journey
  • Catherine Bailey Kyle
  • Bollywood marriages: portrayals of matrimony in Hindi popular cinema
  • Rekha Sharma and Carol A. Savery
  • The enduring woman: race, revenge, and self-determination in Chloe, Love Is Calling You
  • Robin R. Means Coleman
  • The dark, twisted magical girls: Shojo heroines in Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Lien Fan Shen
  • Women on the quarterdeck: the female captain as adventure hero, 1994-2009
  • A. Bowdoin Van Riper
  • Suzy D'Enbeau and Patrice M. Buzzanell
  • The girl who lived: reading Harry Potter as a sacrificial and loving heroine
  • Norma Jones
  • "It's about power and it's about women": gender and the political economy of superheroes in Wonder Woman and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Carolyn Cocca
  • Burn one down: Nancy Botwin as (post)feminist (anti)heroine
  • Katie Snyder
  • Choosing her "fae"te: subversive sexuality and Lost Girl's Re/evolutionary female hero
  • Jennifer K. Stuller
  • Torture, rape, action heroines, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Jeffrey A. Brown
Control code
ocn860825657
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 256 pages
Isbn
9781442231498
Lccn
2013040492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781442231498
  • (OCoLC)860825657

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