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The Resource Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown

Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown

Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture
Title
Dangerous curves
Title remainder
action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey A. Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture addresses the conflicted meanings associated with the figure of the action heroine as she has evolved in various media forms since the late 1980s. Jeffrey A. Brown discusses this immensely popular character type as an example of, and challenge to, existing theories about gender as a performance identity. Her assumption of heroic masculine traits combined with her sexualized physical depiction demonstrates the ambiguous nature of traditional gender expectations and indicates a growing awareness of more aggressive and viol
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Jeffrey A.
Dewey number
305.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
B76 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
PN1995.9.W6B76 2011
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women heroes in motion pictures
  • Heroines in literature
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Women in popular culture
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Heroines in literature
  • Women heroes in motion pictures
  • Women in popular culture
  • Heldin
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Frau
  • Pop-Kultur
  • Comic
  • Massenkultur
  • Massenkultur
  • Comic
  • Frau
  • Film
  • Actionfilm
  • Heldin
  • Superheld
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Frau
  • Pop-Kultur
  • Comic
Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "where all women wear spandex and know Kung Fu" -- Gender and the action heroine : hardbodies and the point of no return -- Gender, sexuality, and toughness : the bad girls of action film and comic books -- Alias, fetishism, and Pygmalion fantasies -- "Play with me" : sexy cyborgs, game girls, and digital babes -- If looks could kill : power, revenge, and stripper movies -- "She can do anything!" : the action heroine and the modern (post-feminist) girl -- "Exotic beauties" : ethnicity and comic book superheroines -- Kinky vampires and action heroines -- When the action heroine looks -- Conclusion
Control code
704933386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604737158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 9786613010186
  • 3626410
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kk1hs
  • e138b618-a3e2-4165-8585-62a04fe6bc5d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704933386
Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "where all women wear spandex and know Kung Fu" -- Gender and the action heroine : hardbodies and the point of no return -- Gender, sexuality, and toughness : the bad girls of action film and comic books -- Alias, fetishism, and Pygmalion fantasies -- "Play with me" : sexy cyborgs, game girls, and digital babes -- If looks could kill : power, revenge, and stripper movies -- "She can do anything!" : the action heroine and the modern (post-feminist) girl -- "Exotic beauties" : ethnicity and comic book superheroines -- Kinky vampires and action heroines -- When the action heroine looks -- Conclusion
Control code
704933386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604737158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 9786613010186
  • 3626410
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kk1hs
  • e138b618-a3e2-4165-8585-62a04fe6bc5d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704933386

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