Female action heroes: a guide to women in comics, video games, film, and television

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Publisher:
Greenwood,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
Language:
English
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This book offers 25 profiles of some of the most popular female action heroes throughout the history of film, television, comic books, and video games.

* Comprises 25 profiles, arranged alphabetically

* 70 sidebars provide additional information on pertinent topics, individuals, and symbols

* Includes a chronology of major appearances of the 25 female action heroes in film, television, comic books, and video games, as well as women's fashion trends and major events in women's history

* Offers a photograph of each featured, female action hero

* Presents a glossary of 39 terms, including female archetypes like "femme fatale" and social movements like "third-wave feminism"

* Provides a selected bibliography of books and Internet sites related to the topics of female action heroes, women's history, and media studies

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9780313376122
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