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Madonna, bawdy & soul

Author: Karlene Faith; Frances Wasserlein
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do bad girls get away with it? How did Madonna, subject of public outcry for her controversial performances and her book Sex, become a superstar of pop culture and a role model for teenage girls? Why now, as star of Evita and a new mother, is she becoming a mainstream hero?
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Faith, Karlene.
Madonna, bawdy & soul.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)639329974
Named Person: Madonna; Madonna; Madonna; Madonna (Sängerin)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karlene Faith; Frances Wasserlein
ISBN: 0802042082 9780802042088 0802080634 9780802080639
OCLC Number: 39181081
Description: xv, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the stage --
Who is this Madonna? --
Grist for feminist thinking --
The scholar and the showgirl --
Identity: sex, religion, and difference --
liberated sex crusader? --
A Careening career --
role Model? --
Only Madonna knows.
Other Titles: Madonna, bawdy and soul
Responsibility: Karlene Faith ; appendix, selected works of Madonna by Frances Wasserlein.
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A celebration and critical analysis of Madonna from a feminist perspective. The book follows the first decade of Madonna?s career as a popular culture icon and includes a comprehensive listing of her  Read more...

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