Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology

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"Women have been led to believe that superheroes and heroism are not for them, and that they are little more than love interests, or sidekicks who stand by their supermen. This is a false proposition argues Jennifer K. Stuller, as she uncovers the true history of how superwomen are represented in popular culture. She reveals how, from Wonder Woman to Buffy Summers, Emma Peel to Sydney Brislow, Charlie's Angels to The Powerpuff Girls, the female hero in modern mythology has broken through the boys' club barrier of tradition ...

Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845119652

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