Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema / Edition 1

Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema / Edition 1

by Yvonne Tasker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415140056

ISBN-13: 9780415140058

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new
Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities.
Whether analysing the rise of films centred around female friendships, or the…  See more details below

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Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new
Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities.
Whether analysing the rise of films centred around female friendships, or the entrance of pop stars such as Whitney Houston and Madonna into film, Working Girls is an authoritative investigation of the presence of women both as film makers and actors in contemporary mainstream cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415140058
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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