skip to content
Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture

Author: Melanie Waters
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"A timely intervention into debates on the representation of feminist and feminine identities in contemporary visual culture. The essays in this collection interrogate how and why certain formulations of feminism and femininity are currently prevalent in mainstream cinema and television, offering new insights into postfeminist media phenomena"--
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Waters
ISBN: 9780230229655 0230229654
OCLC Number: 699378934
Description: x, 243 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1: Generations --
Nancy Meyers and Popular Feminism / K. Glitre --
'I'm nothing like you!' Postfeminist generationalism and female stardom in the contemporary chick flick / S. Cobb --
Alias: quality television and the new woman professional / R. White --
The horrors of home: feminism and femininity in the suburban gothic / M. Waters --
2: Sex and sexuality --
Bad girls in crisis: the new teenage femme fatale / K. Farrimond --
Butch Lesbians: televising female masculinity / H. Fenwick --
'Challenging and alternative': screening queer girls on Channel 4 / M. Zeller-Jacques --
3: Makeovers --
Under the knife: feminism and cosmetic surgery in contemporary culture / S. Genz --
Imperialist projections: manners, makeovers, and models of nationality / B.R. Weber --
Femininity repackaged: postfeminism and Ladette to Lady / A. Mith --
Performing postfeminist identities: gender, costume and transformation in teen cinema / S. Gilligan --
4: Violence --
Return of the 'Angry Woman': authenticating female physical action in contemporary cinema / L. Purse --
Negotiating shifts in feminism: The 'Bad' girls of James Bond / L. Funnell --
"A Caligula-like despot": matriarchal tyranny in The sopranos / A. Gething --
A pathological romance: authority, expert knowledge and the postfeminist profiler / L. Steenberg --
'A Caligula-like despot': matriarchal tyranny in The Sopranos / A. Gething.
Responsibility: edited by Melanie Waters.

Abstract:

A timely intervention into debates on the representation of feminist and feminine identities in contemporary visual culture. The essays in this collection interrogate how and why certain formulations  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699378934> # Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "699378934" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Place/basingstoke> ; # Basingstoke
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_feminism_&_feminist_theory> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Feminism & Feminist Theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/feminism_theory> ; # Feminism--Theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_feminism_et_feminist_theory_bisacsh> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism et Feminist Theory / bisacsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/feminist_films_history_and_criticism> ; # Feminist films--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178239> ; # Women on television
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027425> ; # Motion pictures and women
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/women_in_film> ; # Women in film
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1715726> ; # Feminist films
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/fernsehen> ; # Fernsehen
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.436522/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_television_history_&_criticism> ; # PERFORMING ARTS--Television--History & Criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/visual_culture> ; # Visual Culture
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_media_studies_bisacsh> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies / bisacsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/film> ; # Film
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/feminismus> ; # Feminismus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/geschlechterforschung> ; # Geschlechterforschung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_media_studies> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177931> ; # Women in motion pictures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/weibliche_filmschaffende> ; # Weibliche Filmschaffende
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/frau> ; # Frau
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_television_history_et_criticism_bisacsh> ; # PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History et Criticism / bisacsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_film_et_video_history_et_criticism_bisacsh> ; # PERFORMING ARTS / Film et Video / History et Criticism / bisacsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/frauenbild> ; # Frauenbild
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027432> ; # Motion pictures for women
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/visual_culture_gender> ; # Visual culture--Gender
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_film_&_video_history_&_criticism> ; # PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/frauenfilm> ; # Frauenfilm
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1146701> ; # Television and women
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/165549175> ; # Melanie Waters
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description ""A timely intervention into debates on the representation of feminist and feminine identities in contemporary visual culture. The essays in this collection interrogate how and why certain formulations of feminism and femininity are currently prevalent in mainstream cinema and television, offering new insights into postfeminist media phenomena"--"@en ;
    schema:description "1: Generations -- Nancy Meyers and Popular Feminism / K. Glitre -- 'I'm nothing like you!' Postfeminist generationalism and female stardom in the contemporary chick flick / S. Cobb -- Alias: quality television and the new woman professional / R. White -- The horrors of home: feminism and femininity in the suburban gothic / M. Waters -- 2: Sex and sexuality -- Bad girls in crisis: the new teenage femme fatale / K. Farrimond -- Butch Lesbians: televising female masculinity / H. Fenwick -- 'Challenging and alternative': screening queer girls on Channel 4 / M. Zeller-Jacques -- 3: Makeovers -- Under the knife: feminism and cosmetic surgery in contemporary culture / S. Genz -- Imperialist projections: manners, makeovers, and models of nationality / B.R. Weber -- Femininity repackaged: postfeminism and Ladette to Lady / A. Mith -- Performing postfeminist identities: gender, costume and transformation in teen cinema / S. Gilligan -- 4: Violence -- Return of the 'Angry Woman': authenticating female physical action in contemporary cinema / L. Purse -- Negotiating shifts in feminism: The 'Bad' girls of James Bond / L. Funnell -- "A Caligula-like despot": matriarchal tyranny in The sopranos / A. Gething -- A pathological romance: authority, expert knowledge and the postfeminist profiler / L. Steenberg -- 'A Caligula-like despot': matriarchal tyranny in The Sopranos / A. Gething."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/773705986> ;
    schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture"@en ;
    schema:productID "699378934" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/699378934#PublicationEvent/basingstoke_new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=021197993&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230229655> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/699378934> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/feminism_theory> # Feminism--Theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Feminism--Theory"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/geschlechterforschung> # Geschlechterforschung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Geschlechterforschung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_film_&_video_history_&_criticism> # PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_film_et_video_history_et_criticism_bisacsh> # PERFORMING ARTS / Film et Video / History et Criticism / bisacsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PERFORMING ARTS / Film et Video / History et Criticism / bisacsh"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_television_history_&_criticism> # PERFORMING ARTS--Television--History & Criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PERFORMING ARTS--Television--History & Criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/performing_arts_television_history_et_criticism_bisacsh> # PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History et Criticism / bisacsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History et Criticism / bisacsh"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_feminism_&_feminist_theory> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Feminism & Feminist Theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Feminism & Feminist Theory"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_feminism_et_feminist_theory_bisacsh> # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism et Feminist Theory / bisacsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism et Feminist Theory / bisacsh"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_media_studies> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/social_science_media_studies_bisacsh> # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies / bisacsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies / bisacsh"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/visual_culture_gender> # Visual culture--Gender
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Visual culture--Gender"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/773705986#Topic/weibliche_filmschaffende> # Weibliche Filmschaffende
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Weibliche Filmschaffende"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027425> # Motion pictures and women
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures and women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027432> # Motion pictures for women
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures for women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1146701> # Television and women
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Television and women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177931> # Women in motion pictures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women in motion pictures"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178239> # Women on television
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women on television"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1715726> # Feminist films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Feminist films"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/165549175> # Melanie Waters
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1979" ;
    schema:familyName "Waters" ;
    schema:givenName "Melanie" ;
    schema:name "Melanie Waters" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230229655>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "hardback" ;
    schema:isbn "0230229654" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230229655" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.