Female Action Heroes PDF ePub eBook

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Female Action Heroes free pdf Female action heroes, like other fictional characters, not only reveal a lot about society, but greatly influence individuals in society. It is no surprise that the gradual development and increase in the number of female action heroes coincides with societal changes and social movements, such as feminism. Nor is it a surprise that characteristics of female action heroes echo the progressive toughening of women and young girls in the media. "Female Action Heroes" 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. Each chapter includes: sections on the hero's origins- her power suit- her weapons- her abilities- and, the villains with whom she grapples. Most significantly, each profile offers an analysis of the hero's story - and her impact on popular culture.

About Gladys L. Knight

Gladys L. Knight is a freelance writer. She is the author of Greenwood's "Icons of African American Protest: Trailblazing Activists of the Civil Rights Movement."

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Author : Gladys L. Knight
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Data Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN : 0313376123
EAN : 9780313376122
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 341 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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