Hollywood Divas, Indie Queens, and TV Heroines

Hollywood Divas, Indie Queens, and TV Heroines

Contemporary Screen Images of Women

Book - 2005
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Hollywood Divas, Indie Queens, and TV Heroines offers an entertaining and critical look at the representation of women in recent movies. Written in a refreshingly accessible style, the book analyzes over thirty box-office hits. The authors explore the screen personae of top stars such as Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Meg Ryan, and Renze Zellweger, as well as independent movie queens like Parker Posey and TV heroines like Sarah Michelle Gellar of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A must-read book for all film buffs who are tired of the mixed gender messages of mainstream culture.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2005
ISBN: 9780742537095
Branch Call Number: 791.43652 K84h
Characteristics: vi, 185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Krimmer, Elisabeth 1967-

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