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Title Delights, desires and dilemmas : essays on women and the media / edited by Ann C. Hall.

Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 1998.


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 UniM Bail  302.23082 DELI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 168 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Demystifying the Media / Ann C. Hall -- Sect. I. Manipulating Females: Negative Images of Women in the Media. 1. Horror Is What a Girl Would Feel: Narrative Erotics in Depression-Era Pulp Fiction / Jean Gregorek. 2. Stalking Women's Stockings: Opaque Wisdom or Sheer Nonsense? / Carol E. Dietrich. 3. Getting Serious: Women at the Anchor Desk / Julia Keller -- Sect. II. Causing a Stir: Women's Ways of Subversion. 4. Tracking Ida: The Bold, the Brash, and the Secondary in Hollywood Film / Judith Roof. 5. The Ideology of Heroism in My Beautiful Laundrette: The Woman's Alternative / Susan E. Lorsch. 6. Resurrecting the Ghost: Innocence and Recuperation in American Popular Film / Grace A. Epstein. 7. Meridel Le Sueur, Reportage, and the Cultural Situatedness of Her Rhetoric / James M. Boehnlein. 8. Maternity and the Masses: Drama, the Media, and Jane Martin's Keely and Du / Ann C. Hall -- Sect. III. The Backlash.
9. Misogyny and Misanthropy: Anita Hill and David Mamet / Katherine H. Burkman. 10. Oprah Winfrey's Scared Silent and the Spectatorship of Incest / Rosaria Champagne. 11. Women Who Have Dared but Deterred Other Women: Hannah More and Beverly LaHaye / Veronica Webb Leahy. 12. Elizabeth Tudor and Diana Spencer: Claiming an Image; Reclaiming a Life / Anne Marie Drew.
Summary A diverse collection of essays analyzing the representation of women in the media from various feminist perspectives.
Other author Hall, Ann C., 1959-
Subject Women in mass media.
ISBN 0275961567 No price