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Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (3): 21–51.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Debashree Mukherjee In 1939, at the height of her stardom, the actress Shanta Apte went on a spectacular hunger strike in protest against her employers at Prabhat Studios in Poona, India. The following year, Apte wrote a harsh polemic against the extractive nature of the film industry. In Jaau Mi...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 April 2018
... stardom. 8 Stacey's influential work expanded theoretical paradigms of feminine power and identity categories (class, race, sexuality, generation) intersecting in both stars and spectators, even as her historical approach productively limited the scope of what could be claimed about them. Stacey's...
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Feminist Media Histories (2016) 2 (4): 84–115.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Lois Banner “‘The Mystery Woman of Hollywood’: Greta Garbo, Feminism, and Stardom” analyzes feminism as manifested in Greta Garbo's life and career. It focuses on her European background; the media discourse on her; feminism in her films and in the United States in the 1920s; and Garbo's rebellion...
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Feminist Media Histories (2016) 2 (4): 15–63.
Published: 01 October 2016
... stardom Why do girls leave home? The youngest answer to this aged question is, “They leave home to go to Hollywood, of course!” Girls from all over the world do it. — alice m. williamson , alice in movieland , 1927 1 Within the film studies field, a great deal of scholarship has...