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Diana, a cultural history : gender, race, nation, and the people's princess

Author: Jude Davies
Publisher: Houndmills, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book intervenes in debates over the significance of Diana, Princess of Wales, by offering a critical account of her status as a media icon from 1981 to the present. It outlines the historical development of representations of Diana, analyzing the ways in which she has been understood via discourses of gender, sexuality, race, economic class, the royal, national identity, and the human. The book goes on to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Diana, Princess of Wales; Diana, Princess of Wales
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jude Davies
ISBN: 0333736885 9780333736883 0333736893 9780333736890
OCLC Number: 46565010
Description: viii, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Historicizing the Signs of Diana --
pt. II. Diana, Royalty and Femininity --
pt. III. The Ambivalent Femininities of Diana Narratives --
pt. IV. A Life in Images.
Responsibility: Jude Davies.
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This book intervenes in debates over the significance of Diana, Princess of Wales by offering a critical account of her media iconicity from 1981 to the present.  Read more...

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