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The Postfeminist Biopic

Narrating the Lives of Plath, Kahlo, Woolf and Austen

  • Authors
  • Bronwyn Polaschek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 1-8
  3. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 9-37
  4. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 38-59
  5. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 60-80
  6. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 81-103
  7. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 104-126
  8. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 127-148
  9. Bronwyn Polaschek
    Pages 149-163
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 164-191

About this book

Introduction

This book contributes to the growing literature on the biopic genre by outlining and exploring the conventions of the postfeminist biopic. It does so by analyzing recent films about the lives of famous women including Sylvia Plath, Frida Kahlo, Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen.

Keywords

feminism film Jane Austen Virginia Woolf women

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