Books tagged: women in film

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The New Female Action Hero
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This academic but immensely readable book analyzes the rise of the female action over the last three decades in film and television. The author examines the way in which popular culture has revisioned the old archetype of the hero, so that all heroes now can combine the best of both masculine and feminine traits – and so that all women potentially have more freedom.
Angela Dorian From Playboy Playmate To Prison Inmate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Angela Dorian, aka Victoria Vetri is one of the most noted of Playboy Playmates, having appeared in the men's magazine more than a dozen times since her first shoot as Miss September 1967. Married 4 times, she first wed a high school classmate from Hollywood High. I have researched interviews Angela gave reporters in the 1960s and 1970s as well as items from books written about sci fi movies.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.