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Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (3): 21–51.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Apte's emphasis on exhaustion within contemporaneous debates on female stardom, industrial fatigue, and the status of cinema as work. Reading Apte's remarkable activism as theory from the South helps us rethink the meanings of embodiment, labor, materiality, inequality, resistance, and human-object...
Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (3): 140–167.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jeannine Baker This article analyzes the connections between gender, labor, and mobility by tracing the transnational careers of two Australian women who began working at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the 1930s and 1940s: Peggie Broadhead and Muriel Howlett. Both participated in the...
Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (1): 58–83.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jennifer Hyland Wang This article examines how the writers and publicists behind the pioneering radio serial Clara, Lu 'n' Em circulated representations of gendered labor in early prime-time and daytime network radio. Through their satiric impersonations of “syntax-scrambling” midwestern housewives...
Feminist Media Histories (2016) 2 (4): 143–168.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jennifer S. Clark Using program content, industry contextualization, and archival materials, this article analyzes The Gypsy Rose Lee Show (ABC, 1965–68) in terms of its complex relationship to labor and the consequences of labor practices for television workers. Hosted by famed performer Gypsy...