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Waters, Melanie

Women on Screen

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Melanie Waters

Part I. Generations

2. Nancy Meyers and “Popular Feminism”
Kathrina Glitre

3. “I’m nothing like you!” Postfeminist Generationalism and Female Stardom in the Contemporary Chick Flick
Shelley Cobb

4. Alias: Quality Television and the New Woman Professional
Rosie White

5. The Horrors of Home: Feminism and Femininity in the Suburban Gothic
Melanie Waters

Part II. Sex and Sexuality

6. Bad Girls in Crisis: The New Teenage Femme Fatale
Katherine Farrimond

7. Butch Lesbians: Televising Female Masculinity
Helen Fenwick

8. “Challenging and Alternative”: Screening Queer Girls on Channel 4
Martin Zeller-Jacques

Part III. Makeovers

9. Under the Knife: Feminism and Cosmetic Surgery in Contemporary Culture
Stéphanie Genz

10. Imperialist Projections: Manners, Makeovers, and Models of Nationality
Brenda R. Weber

11. Femininity Repackaged: Postfeminism and Ladette to Lady
Angela Smith

12. Performing Postfeminist Identities: Gender, Costume, and Transformation in Teen Cinema
Sarah Gilligan

Part IV. Violence

13. Return of the “Angry Woman”: Authenticating Female Physical Action in Contemporary Cinema
Lisa Purse

14. Negotiating Shifts in Feminism: The “Bad” Girls of James Bond
Lisa Funnell

15. “A Caligula-like despot”: Matriarchal Tyranny in The Sopranos
Anna Gething

16. A Pathological Romance: Authority, Expert Knowledge and the Postfeminist Profiler
Lindsay Steenberg

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Arts, Film History, Cultural Studies, Media Research, Feminism, Film and Television Studies

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
253 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230301979
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31098-2

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