Women on Screen

Feminism and Femininity in Visual Culture

  • Melanie Waters

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Melanie Waters
      Pages 1-14
  3. Generations

  4. Sex and Sexuality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Katherine Farrimond
      Pages 77-89
  5. Makeovers

  6. Violence

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 237-243

About this book


A timely intervention into debates on the representation of feminist and feminine identities in contemporary visual culture. The essays in this collection interrogate how and why certain formulations of feminism and femininity are currently prevalent in mainstream cinema and television, offering new insights into postfeminist media phenomena.


cinema culture feminism gender media television Visual Culture

Editors and affiliations

  • Melanie Waters
    • 1
  1. 1.Northumbria UniversityUK

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