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Alien woman : the making of Lt. Ellen Ripley

Author: Ximena Gallardo C; C Jason Smith
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the construction of sex and gender in the four science-fiction films comprising the Alien saga (starring Sigourney Weaver). It will be useful to researchers and teachers in film, mass communication, women's studies, gender studies and genre studies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gallardo C., Ximena.
Alien woman.
New York : Continuum, 2004
(OCoLC)607314468
Named Person: Ripley, (Fictitious character); Ripley, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ximena Gallardo C; C Jason Smith
ISBN: 0826415695 9780826415691 0826415709 9780826415707
OCLC Number: 54349636
Description: xi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Can't live with them, can't kill them --
Men, women, and an Alien baby --
Ripley gets her gun: Aliens and the Reagan era hero --
"The bitch is back": the iconoclastic body in Alien 3 --
"Who are you?": Alien Resurrection and the posthuman subject --
Afterword: Alien Woman.
Responsibility: Ximena Gallardo C. and C. Jason Smith.
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[a] look between the lines and behind the scenes to dissect Ripley and her place in movie history. Minnesota Daily, mndaily.com, November 3, 2004 Doing a transtextual analysis of the films, the Read more...

 
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