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Doing Gender in Media, Art, and Culture presents cutting-edge feminist scholarship according to an attractive, pedagogically rich format which makes use of the stories of feminist heroines (so-called 'woman warriors'). Ideal text for students specialising in gender studies.

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Overview

Doing Gender in Media, Art, and Culture presents cutting-edge feminist scholarship according to an attractive, pedagogically rich format which makes use of the stories of feminist heroines (so-called 'woman warriors'). Ideal text for students specialising in gender studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203876800
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Rosemarie Buikema is Professor in Art, Culture, and Diversity at the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University and Director of the Graduate Gender Programme in Utrecht. She publishes in the field of comparative literature, gender studies, and postcolonial critique. Her latest book is Het Heilige Huis: De Gotische Vertelling in de Nederlandse Literatuur (The Sacred Home: Gothic Narratives in Dutch Literature). See also genderstudies.nl

Iris van der Tuin teaches Gender Studies at the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University. She is a feminist epistemologist who publishes on feminist philosophy and generations in (academic) feminism. See also genderstudes.nl

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Table of Contents

Introduction Rosemarie Buikema and Iris van der Tuin Part 1: Debates 1. The Arena of Feminism: Simone de Beauvoir and the History of Feminism Iris van der Tuin 2. The Arena of the Body: The Cyborg and Feminist Views on Biology Cecilia Åsberg 3. The Arena of Knowledge: Antigone and Feminist Standpoint Thinking Sarah Bracke and María Puig de la Bellacasa 4. The Arena of Disciplines: Gloria Anzaldúa and Interdisciplinarity Gloria Wekker 5. The Arena of Imaginings: Sarah Bartmann and the Ethics of Representation Rosemarie Buikema 6. The Arena of the Colony: Phoolan Devi and Postcolonial Critique Sandra Ponzanesi 7. The Arena of Sexuality: the Tomboy and Queer Studies renée c. hoogland Part 2: Disciplines 8. The Crucifixion of Madonna and the Woman’s Body in Feminist Theology Anne-Marie de Korte 9. The Rising of Mary Magdalene in Feminist Art History Ann-Sophie Lehman 10. Cindy Sherman Confronting Feminism and (Fashion) Photography Marta Zarzycka 11. The 11. Peter Pan's Gender and Feminist Theatre Studies Maaike Bleeker 12. Lara Croft, Kill Bill and the Battle for Theory in Feminist Film Studies Anneke Smelik 13. Hacking Barbie in Feminist New Media Studies, Marianne van den Boomen 14. Gender, history and the Politics of Florence Nightingale Geertje Mak and Berteke Waaldijk 15. Hélène Swarth and the Construction of Masculinity in Literary Criticism Maaike Meijer Part 3: Food for Thought 16. Dympna and the Figuration of the Woman Warrior Rosi Braidotti

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