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Published: 31 March 2014

ISBN: 9780748693368

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American Postfeminist Cinema

Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Michele Schreiber

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in American Cinema

  • Offers a new perspective on both popular American romance films and postfeminist cultural criticism by examining the symbiotic relationship between romance and postfeminism
  • Analyses the recurring narrative and discursive patterns of postfeminist cinema
  • Includes 13 case studies of popular postfeminist films and other media texts, including television programmes
  • Continues the tradition of feminist analysis of romance as a significant media genre for women

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