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Superwomen PDF Epub Superwomen Author Carolyn Cocca Apasxolisi.eu Over The Last 75 Years, Superheroes Have Been Portrayed Most Often As Male, Heterosexual, White, And Able Bodied Today, A Time When Many Of These Characters Are Billion Dollar Global Commodities, There Are Female Superheroes, Queer Superheroes, Superheroes Of Color, And Disabled Superheroes But Not Many Superwomen Investigates How And Why Female Superhero Characters Have Become Numerous But Are Still Not At All Close To Parity With Their Male Counterparts How And Why They Have Become A Flashpoint For Struggles Over Gender, Sexuality, Race, And Disability What Has Changed Over Time And Why In Terms Of How These Characters Have Been Written, Drawn, Marketed, Purchased, Read, And Reacted To And How And Why Representations Of Superheroes Matter, Particularly To Historically Underrepresented And Stereotyped Groups.Specifically, The Book Explores The Production, Representations, And Receptions Of Prominent Transmedia Female Superheroes From Their Creation To The Present Wonder Woman Batgirl And Oracle Ms Marvel And Captain Marvel Buffy The Vampire Slayer Star Wars Padm Amidala, Leia Organa, Jaina Solo, And Rey And X Men S Jean Grey, Storm, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, And Mystique It Analyzes Their Changing Portrayals In Comics, Novels, Television Shows, And Films, As Well As How Cultural Narratives Of Gender Have Been Negotiated Through Female Superheroes By Creators, Consumers, And Parent Companies Over The Last Several Decades.

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Superwomen
  • Carolyn Cocca
  • English
  • 04 November 2017
  • 1501316567

10 thoughts on “Superwomen


  1. says:

    If you re interested in reading about the representation of women in comics, this is an excellent resource There are chapters on Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Princess Leia, X men, Buffy, and Ms Marvel The chapters explore these chara...


  2. says:

    For someone who loves superheroines and pop culture gender studies, and who believes in the utmost importance of representation and critiquing it, this book was made for me.A little while ago I wrote a three part blog post called Growing Up Under the Smurfette Principle , and the factors talked about in Superwomen Gender, Power, and Representation , written in 2016, really resonated with me, starved for positive identification representation in the mediums I love as I ve always felt.I ll do c For someone who loves superheroines and pop culture gender studies, and who believes in the utmost importance of representation and critiquing it, this book was made for me.A little while ago I wrote a three part blog post called Growing Up Under the Smurfette Principle , and the factors talked about in Superwomen Gender, Power, and Representation , written in 2016, really resonated with me, starved for positive identification representation in the medium...


  3. says:

    Great source of deep analysis of impact of iconic female superheroes on audience and their understanding of feminist ideas Very detailed and thorough, providing a theoretical introduction, as well as giving the reader excellent case studies I was very happy with my decision to read this piece.


  4. says:

    I wrote my undergraduate thesis on gender representations in superhero movies, and this book gave me a great foundation for my research This book is super interesting and well written I highly recommend for anyone interested in gender and the media or really just for anyone who wants a good read


  5. says:

    This book is clearly very well researched but if you ve read similar work on female superheroes either academic or just within comics journalism , you re unlikely to come across any new ideas here Many sections feelconcerned with recapping characters histories than digging into real analysis and those that do analyse tend to repeat old perspectives rather than sharing origina...


  6. says:

    2017 Reading Challenge A book with a red spine. The information is great, but it read like a textbook, so about a quarter of the way through I looked it up onand YUP, it s a textbook I kept reading because very rarely do I give up on a bo...


  7. says:

    I wasn t very into comic books or superheroes before reading this book, but the book is quite captivating nonetheless It does a great analysis of different characters over time Thorough readings of gender, race, ability, and sexuality for each chapter Lo...


  8. says:

    This was amazing, very insightful and full of relevant citations, references, and research Again, I did not read cover to cover but read the chapters that I felt relevant to my own experiences and readings for example, I don t usually read about...


  9. says:

    Made me start watching X Men the animated series.


  10. says:

    If I shouted YES every time I read a sentence in this book that perfectly summarized how I felt, it would be a re enactment of the deli scene from When Harry Met Sally except on the subway Well researched with examples a plenty to support the arguments Interesting and engaging presentation, not at all a dry read as some books on this topic can be I would even say it s a must read, esp for fangirls but maybeimportantly for fanboys and male writers directors producers beca If I shouted YES every time I read a sentence in this book that perfectly summarized how I felt, it would be a re enactment of the deli scene from When Harry Met Sally except on the subway Well researched with examples a plenty to support the arguments Interesting and engaging presentation, not at all a dry read as some books on this topic can be I would even say it s a must read...

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