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Women in Doctor Who : damsels, feminists and monsters

Author: Valerie Estelle Frankel
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over the past half-century Doctor Who has defined science fiction television. The women in the series flourish in their roles yet rarely surmount them. Some companions rescue the Doctor and charm viewers with their technical brilliance, while others only scream for rescue. Covering all of the series, this book examines the women archetypes in Doctor Who"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Estelle Frankel
ISBN: 9781476672229 1476672229
OCLC Number: 1000050532
Description: viii, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Valerie Estelle Frankel.

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Over the past half-century Doctor Who has defined science fiction television. The women in the series - from orphans and heroic mothers to seductresses and clever teachers - flourish in their roles  Read more...

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"inherently fascinating and compelling volume.... A seminal work of outstanding scholarship that is as groundbreaking as it is comprehensive...a must read"--Midwest Book Review.

 
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