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Feminism Without Women

Culture and Criticism in a "Postfeminist" Age

By Tania Modleski

Routledge – 1991 – 416 pages

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    978-0-415-90417-9
    September 19th 1991

Description

In a series of essays scrutinizing feminist and post-structuralists positions, Tania Modleski examines "the myth of postfeminism" and its operation in popular culture, especially popular film and cultural studies. In a (First published in 1991.)

Contents

I. Theory and Methodology 1. Postmortem on Postfeminism 2. Femininity as Mas(s)querade 3. Some Functions of Feminist Criticism; or, the Scandal of the Mute Body II. Masculinity and Male Feminism 4. A Father Is Being Beaten: Male Feminism and the War Film 5. Three Men and a Baby M 6. The Incredible Shrinking He(r)man: Male Regression, the Male Body, and Film III. Race, Gender, and Sexuality 7. Cinema and the Dark Continent: Race and Genre in Popular Film 8. Lethal Bodies: Thoughts on Sex, Gender, and Representation from teh Mainstream to the Margins

Author Bio

Tania Modleski is Professor of English at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Loving with a Vengeance and The Women Who Knew Too Much, both published by Routledge.

Name: Feminism Without Women: Culture and Criticism in a "Postfeminist" Age (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Tania Modleski. In a series of essays scrutinizing feminist and post-structuralists positions, Tania Modleski examines "the myth of postfeminism" and its operation in popular culture, especially popular film and cultural studies. In a (First published in...
Categories: Gender & Cinema, Gay & Lesbian, Cultural Studies