Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2003

272 Pages | 13 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719063114

Bookseller Code (06)


Growing up with Audrey Hepburn

Rachel Moseley

Published by Manchester University Press

Inside Popular Film MUP

  • The first full length academic study of Hepburn's star persona and films featuring reseach into the experience of British women who have admired her in the 1950s, 1960s and the 1990s
  • Examines the historical specificity of discourses of feminity circulating around Hepburn and her female fans, suggesting that the flexibility of Hepburn's image has contributed to her enduring appeal
  • Makes a significant contribution to the growing field of star studies
  • Argues that class and gender are siginifcant factors in the relatonship between stars and audiences

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