Female Action Heroes: A Guide to Women in Comics, Video Games, Film, and Television (Hardback)Gladys L. Knight (author)
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This book offers 25 profiles of some of the most popular female action heroes throughout the history of film, television, comic books, and video games.
* Comprises 25 profiles, arranged alphabetically
* 70 sidebars provide additional information on pertinent topics, individuals, and symbols
* Includes a chronology of major appearances of the 25 female action heroes in film, television, comic books, and video games, as well as women's fashion trends and major events in women's history
* Offers a photograph of each featured, female action hero
* Presents a glossary of 39 terms, including female archetypes like "femme fatale" and social movements like "third-wave feminism"
* Provides a selected bibliography of books and Internet sites related to the topics of female action heroes, women's history, and media studies
Number of pages: 341
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 254 x 179 x 28 mm
"The writing is engaging; the content is accurate and makes good reading. A fun addition to reference collections from high school and up." - Booklist
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