Representing Women: Myths of Femininity in the Popular Media

Representing Women: Myths of Femininity in the Popular Media

by Myra Macdonald
     
 

This book examines how women are discussed and depicted visually in popular media. Stressing the importance of a historical approach, the text includes a detailed study of continuities and changes in dominant myths of femininity, especially in the transition from the modern to the postmodern period and explores the influences of feminism and consumerism.See more details below

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This book examines how women are discussed and depicted visually in popular media. Stressing the importance of a historical approach, the text includes a detailed study of continuities and changes in dominant myths of femininity, especially in the transition from the modern to the postmodern period and explores the influences of feminism and consumerism.

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"An extremely useful synthesis of examinations of media images."—CHOICE

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ISBN-13:
9780340580165
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

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