3 edition of Feminist Critiques of Popular Culture found in the catalog.
January 1, 1986
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||126|
While popular feminist criticism is not in the business of providing in-depth readings of individual texts, criticism of patriarchal cinema and media culture is now widely generated by journalists and other cultural commentators who use feminist critical tools to question the circulation of sexist images and gendered value : Shelley Cobb, Yvonne Tasker. Feminist Theory and Criticism While the term black feminism originated in the s, the central tenets of black feminist ideology date back to the mid-nineteenth century. Black feminists in both the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries argued that the intersection of race, class, and gender in their lives, commonly referred to as the "double bind," inevitably shape the political and.
This book is a good read as well as an excellent text to enliven and inform in the classroom.” Dr. Jane Caputi Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Communication & Multimedia at Florida Atlantic University “Feminist Theory and Pop Culture is destined to be as popular as the culture it critiques. Talking Pop Culture, Books, and Feminism With Author and Editor Patricia Leavy. By Adrienne Trier-Bieniek, there is a strong critique of pop culture aimed at women. Female characters are often.
This timely collection brings feminist critique to bear on contemporary postfeminist mass media culture, analyzing phenomena ranging from action films featuring violent heroines to the “girling” of aging women in productions such as the movie Something’s Gotta Give and . Feminist Theory and Pop Culture synthesizes feminist theory with modern portrayals of gender in media culture. This comprehensive and interdisciplinary text includes an introductory chapter written by the editor as well as nine contributor chapters of original content.
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The quintessential text of second wave feminism, Friedan’s book became one of the original pieces of feminist theory to become a mainstream hit.
Its indictments of the “tion: Writer. Feminism and Pop Culture is an introduction to both feminism in general and how women are treated/viewed in pop culture.
The book is informative and, I believe, a type of book important for any woman to read. However, the book is extremely dry and I found myself incredibly bored through parts/5. Feminism in Popular Culture explores (not surprisingly) the relationship between feminism and popular culture, examining feminism's place within (and outside of) ‘contemporary commonsense’, and asking whether feminism can learn from popular culture and vice versa.
As the authors argue in the introduction, most people's awareness and knowledge of feminism are. Jade Montserrat recommends the book to pop culture fans and scholars alike. Feminism and Popular Culture: Investigating the Postfeminist Mystique. Rebecca Munford and Melanie Waters. September I.B.
Tauris. Find this book: As International Women’s Day is now upon us, Rebecca Munford and Melanie Waters’ Feminism and Popular Culture. A spectre is haunting popular culture — the spectre of feminism. Here the flickering visage of Emily Wilding Davison as she throws herself in front of the king’s horse; there a crepuscular Andrea Dworkin addressing the first Take Back the Night march; behind us the spectral swell of whistle-blowing liberationists storming the Miss World Pageant in London.
Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture Maria Elena Buszek, Duke University Press, Durham and London,ISBN£ (hardback); £ (paperback) In Pin-Up Grrrls, feminist art scholar Buszek optimistically traces the development of feminism and the assertion of female Feminist Critiques of Popular Culture book in the public sphere Author: Hillegonda C Rietveld.
Crispin has written a new book-length polemic on the subject, called “Why I Am Not a Feminist,” in which she offers definitions of feminism that are considerably more barbed than the earnest. POST-FEMINISM AND POPULAR CULTURE.
the moment of deﬁnitive self-critique in feminist theory. At this This edited book inserts postfeminism as a critical concept into understandings of Author: Angela Mcrobbie.
Feminist criticism has, in many ways, followed what some theorists call the three waves of feminism: First Wave Feminism - late s-early 's: writers like Mary Wollstonecraft (A Vindication of the Rights of Women, ) highlight the inequalities between the sexes.
Activists like Susan B. Anthony and Victoria Woodhull contribute to the. A. ndi Zeisler didn’t start off to critique the feminist movement’s engagement with pop culture. As one of the three founders of the magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture Author: Megan Carpentier.
Bitch Magazine Turns Twenty. By Alice Hine s. writes in her new book, A twentieth anniversary of feminist pop-culture critique, and the continued existence of. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit.
The complexities of cross-generation feminism are summed up by that trope of popular culture, the “bad mom feminist,” washed up. Interrogating Postfeminism demonstrates not only the viability of, but also the necessity for, a powerful feminist critique of contemporary popular culture.
Contributors. Sarah Banet-Weiser, Steven Cohan, Lisa Coulthard, Anna Feigenbaum, Suzanne Leonard, Angela McRobbie, Diane Negra, Sarah Projansky, Martin Roberts, Hannah E. Sanders, Kimberly Springer, Yvonne Tasker, Sadie. Feminism in Popular Culture explores (not surprisingly) the relationship between feminism and popular culture, examining feminism's place within (and outside of) 'contemporary commonsense', and asking whether feminism can learn from popular culture and vice versa.
Since then, popular music has taken a different direction. Most Feminist derision has of late fallen primarily on hip-hop, where misogynist attitudes are especially blatant and sadly prevalent. The lyrical content of a previous age seems quaint by contrast.
New, young feminist voices published a string of important books. In May, Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett challenged the media in The Vagenda, a book. But with every accomplishment comes criticism; the idea of feminism and the feminist movement have been a hot topic in popular culture for quite some time.
With the gradual deterioration of typical gender roles in the homes of America, it appears as though women are taking a giant leap for humanity. Bad Feminist is a collection of essays on a variety of issues, including gender, race, pop culture and politics. Basically it's a book for our times. Basically it's a book for our times.
The writing is sharp and insightful, but it also has wit and grace/5(K). Interrogating Postfeminism demonstrates not only the viability of, but also the necessity for, a powerful feminist critique of contemporary popular culture. Contributors. Sarah Banet-Weiser, Steven Cohan, Lisa Coulthard, Anna Feigenbaum, Suzanne Leonard, Angela McRobbie, Diane Negra, Sarah Projansky, Martin Roberts, Hannah E.
Sanders, Kimberly Springer, Yvonne Tasker, Sadie Wearing3/5(1). “Feminist Theory and Popular Culture is destined to be as popular as the culture it critiques. The text plays up the paradoxes of contemporary feminism and requires its readers to ask difficult questions about how and why the popular bring us pleasure.
Feminism in Popular Culture explores these questions through a diverse range of texts and sites - from news coverage, The Vagina Monologues, the Scream trilogy, Ally McBeal and Sex and the City, sex documentaries and TV cooks, to breakdancing, beauty salons and .Andi Zeisler is a writer, editor, and cultural critic.
She is the cofounder of Bitch Media, the nonprofit best known for publishing the award-winning quarterly magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, which has o subscribers/5(23). The book’s polished perspective on feminist theory juxtaposes popular culture with theoretical perspectives which have served as a foundation for the study of gender.
This interdisciplinary text can serve as a primary or supplemental reading.