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Super bitches and action babes : the female hero in popular cinema, 1970-2006

Author: Rikke Schubart
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With actress Pam Grier's breakthroughs in Coffy and Foxy Brown, women entered action, science fiction, war, westerns and martial arts films--genres that had previously been considered the domain of male protagonists. This ground-breaking cinema is still viewed with ambivalence. This work examines five female archetypes: dominatrix, Amazon, daughter, mother and rape-avenger"--Provided by publisher
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rikke Schubart
ISBN: 9780786429240 0786429240
OCLC Number: 475004477
Description: viii, 360 s. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Indhold: The rise against men ; From the margins ; Into the action ; Age of ambivalence
Responsibility: Rikke Schubart
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With actress Pam Grier's breakthroughs in Coffy and Foxy Brown, women entered action, science fiction, westerns and martial arts films. This volume contains a critical analysis and study of the  Read more...

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