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The Feminist Spectator in Action: Feminist Criticism for the Stage and Screen

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Based on her award-winning blog, The Feminist Spectator, Jill Dolan presents a lively feminist perspective in reviews and essays on a variety of theatre productions, films and television series—from The Social Network and Homeland to Split Britches' Lost Lounge.

Demonstrating the importance of critiquing mainstream culture through a feminist lens, Dolan also offers invalua
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published July 12th 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published May 1st 2013)
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Jessica Gaskin
This is such an interesting read. I love her approach to critique, so positive. It is not about slating everything that doesn't do well in terms of representation, but more about celebrating those who do and widening our eyes to notice those who don't. The alternative being taking in culture that is not representative and allowing our outlook to be subconsciously affected by this. I have not read the whole book through as I prefer to watch something for myself and form my own opinion before I re ...more
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