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The woman fantastic in contemporary American media culture

Author: Elyce Rae Helford; Shiloh Carroll; Sarah Gray; Michael R Howard
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although the last three decades have offered a growing, changing body of scholarship on images of fantastic women in popular culture, these studies either tend to focus on one particular variety of fantastic female (the action or sci-fi heroine), or on her role in a specific genre (villain, hero, temptress). This edited collection strives to define the "Woman Fantastic" more fully, in a range of media. The Woman  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woman fantastic in contemporary American media culture.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2016
(DLC) 2016029277
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elyce Rae Helford; Shiloh Carroll; Sarah Gray; Michael R Howard
ISBN: 9781496808714 1496808711
OCLC Number: 948826441
Description: vii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. The making of today's woman fantastic --
Part II. Expanding the horizons of the woman fantastic --
Part III. The woman fanstastic in social and theoretical context.
Responsibility: edited by Elyce Rae Helford, Shiloh Carroll, Sarah Gray, and Michael R. Howard II.

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