Female Action Heroes: A Guide to Women in Comics, Video Games, Film, and Television brings to the forefront the historical representation of women and girls in film, television, comic books, and video games. The book includes profiles of 25 of the most popular female action heroes, arranged in alphabetical order for easy reference.
Women Directors and Their Films
by Mary G. Hurd
Call Number: PN1998.2 .H86 2007
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
Author Mary Hurd profiles the most noteworthy--from Barbara Kopple and her classic work in the documentary form, to Nora Ephron's insightful retellings of Hollywood's classic stories, to Sophia Coppola's current success in Hollywood.
by Jacqueline Levitin (Editor); Judith Plessis (Editor); Valerie Raoul (Editor)
Call Number: PN1995.9.W6 W65 2003
Publication Date: 2003-06-27
What difference does it make when a woman wields the camera? Has the gender issue been eclipsed by questions of race and class? Does feminist theory still make a contribution to practice? This wide-ranging volume of new work brings together women filmmakers and critics who speak about what has changed over the past twenty years.
The endangered and dangerous female figures of 'Rebecca', of 'Jagged Edge' and 'What Lies Beneath' have a deserved and enduring fascination. Helen Hanson re-examines these gothic heroines of Hollywood and their meanings, in two of Hollywood's key generic cycles, film noir and the female gothic film.
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