The Resource Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown

Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown

Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture
Title
Dangerous curves
Title remainder
action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey A. Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Jeffrey A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
B76 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women heroes in motion pictures
  • Heroines in literature
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Women in popular culture
Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : "where all women wear spandex and know Kung Fu" -- Gender and the action heroine : hardbodies and the point of no return -- Gender, sexuality, and toughness : the bad girls of action film and comic books -- Alias, fetishism, and Pygmalion fantasies -- "Play with me" : sexy cyborgs, game girls, and digital babes -- If looks could kill : power, revenge, and stripper movies -- "She can do anything!" : the action heroine and the modern (post-feminist) girl -- "Exotic beauties" : ethnicity and comic book superheroines -- Kinky vampires and action heroines -- When the action heroine looks -- Conclusion : wondering about Wonder Woman : action heroines as multi-fetish
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 p.
Isbn
9781604737158
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
20100296 96
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)653842647
  • (OCoLC)653842647
Label
Dangerous curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture, Jeffrey A. Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : "where all women wear spandex and know Kung Fu" -- Gender and the action heroine : hardbodies and the point of no return -- Gender, sexuality, and toughness : the bad girls of action film and comic books -- Alias, fetishism, and Pygmalion fantasies -- "Play with me" : sexy cyborgs, game girls, and digital babes -- If looks could kill : power, revenge, and stripper movies -- "She can do anything!" : the action heroine and the modern (post-feminist) girl -- "Exotic beauties" : ethnicity and comic book superheroines -- Kinky vampires and action heroines -- When the action heroine looks -- Conclusion : wondering about Wonder Woman : action heroines as multi-fetish
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 p.
Isbn
9781604737158
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
20100296 96
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)653842647
  • (OCoLC)653842647

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