Female Action Heroes

Female Action Heroes

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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 qfemme fataleq and social movements like qthird-wave feminismq * Provides a selected bibliography of books and Internet sites related to the topics of female action heroes, women's history, and media studiesA Guide to Women in Comics, Video Games, Film, and Television Gladys L. Knight ... retrieving parts of an artifact called the Triangle of Light that the Illuminati, a secret society, want to use to control time. ... simulated training sequence, with her hands poised over her guns like a hero out of a Western, before engaging in a ... In Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), Gerard Butler, who plays the gallant lead in 300 (2007), is cast as Crofta#39;s former love interest, Terry Sheridan.

Title:Female Action Heroes
Author:Gladys L. Knight
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2010


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