Julie A. Chappell,Mallory Young's Bad Girls and Transgressive Women in Popular Television, PDF

By Julie A. Chappell,Mallory Young

ISBN-10: 3319472585

ISBN-13: 9783319472584

This choice of essays specializes in the representations of a number of “bad girls”—women who problem, refuse, or transgress the patriarchal limits meant to circumscribe them—in tv, renowned fiction, and mainstream movie from the mid-twentieth century to the current. possibly no longer unusually, the preliminary creation of ladies into Western cultural narrative coincides with the advent of transgressive ladies. From the start, for sturdy or sick, girls were depicted as insubordinate. Today’s well known manifestations contain such widely recognized figures as Lisbeth Salander (the “girl with the dragon tattoo”), The strolling Dead’s Michonne, and the queen bees of stripling tv sequence. whereas the life and prominence of transgressive girls has persevered uninterrupted, in spite of the fact that, attitudes in the direction of them have diverse significantly. it truly is these attitudes which are explored during this assortment. whilst, those essays position feminist/postfeminist research in a bigger context, getting into ongoing debates approximately energy, equality, sexuality, and gender.

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