Ink-stained amazons and cinematic warriors : superwomen in modern mythology /

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by Stuller, Jennifer K.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : I.B. Tauris ; | Distributed in the USA and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, (London ; | New York : | New York :) Physical details: xii, 239 p. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Superhero films --History and criticism. | Superhero television programs --History and criticism. | Women heroes in motion pictures. | Women heroes on television. Year : 2010 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 791.45 STU Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes filmography and web resources.

1. Birth of Modern Mythology and the Mother of Female Superheroes -- 2. Modern Myth, Meet Feminism -- 3. Women of Steel: The Bufff and the Backlash -- 4. Super Grrrl Power in the 1990s and the Turn of the Twenty-First Century -- 5. Love Will Bring You to Your Gift: On Redemption, Collaboration, and Compassion -- 6. Who's Your Daddy?: On Fathers and Their Superdaughters -- 7. Always the Mother, Never the Messiah: On Mothers, Daughters, and Women Mentoring Women -- 8. Women Making Myth -- Conclusion. "Where Do We Go from Here?" -- From (A)eon to (Z)oe: A Select Glossary of Superwomen in Modern Mythology.