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Author Burns-Ardolino, Wendy A., author.

Title TV female foursomes and their fans : featuring The golden girls, Designing women, Living single, Sex and the city, Girlfriends, Cashmere mafia and Hot in Cleveland / Wendy A. Burns-Ardolino.

Published Jefferson, North Carollina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.456522 BURN    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 207 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and index.
Contents Introduction: why female foursomes? -- Beyond the binary: femininity & feminism on television -- Matriarchs, naïfs, Jezebels & virgins -- Queer telefeminism, gender trouble & female foursome friendships -- Unruly women, femme fatales, gold diggers & dixie bitches -- Sisterhood in the global city: career women, working moms & golden girls -- Having & not having it all: everywoman, superwoman & strongblackwoman -- Televised sisterhood & solidarity.
Summary "The Golden Girls, Designing Women, Living Single, Sex and the City, Girlfriends, Cashmere Mafia and Hot in Cleveland stand out as some of America's favorite television series. Their lovable "female foursome" characters engage in witty banter as they challenge American stereotypes about sex, love, family, work and community"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women on television.
Feminism on television.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) on television.
Television comedies -- United States -- History and criticism.
Television series -- United States -- History and criticism.
Variant Title Television female foursomes and their fans.
ISBN 9780786458523