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Hollywood Divas, Indie Queens, and TV Heroines Contemporary Screen Images of Women

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ISBN-10: 0742537099

ISBN-13: 9780742537095

Edition: 2004

Authors: Susanne Kord, Elisabeth Krimmer

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Hollywood Divas, Indie Queens, and TV Heroines offers an entertaining and critical look at the representation of women in recent movies. Written in a refreshingly accessible style, the book analyzes over thirty box-office hits. The authors explore the screen personae of top stars such as Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Meg Ryan, and Renze Zellweger, as well as independent movie queens like Parker Posey and TV heroines like Sarah Michelle Gellar of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A must-read book for all film buffs who are tired of the mixed gender messages of mainstream culture.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

The Newborn Identity
Running Woman
Sleeping with the Enemy
The Real World Is Not Enough
Highlights and Low Points
Some Alternatives
Hidden Alternatives
Vamp(ire)s and Those Who Kill Them
Conclusion: Is This as Good as It Gets?
About the Authors