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Swinging Femininity En studie av chick flick-genren

Nouri, Heidar LU (2012) FIVK01 20122
Film Studies
Abstract (Swedish)
Swinging feminity, A study of chick flick genre In this paper I attempt to study different characterizations of chick flicks in Europe and USA. The study consists of a theoretical part in which I study various aspects of chick flick. Characteristics, definition, presumptions and history of the genre are in focus in this part. I will then discuss the genre’s relation to feminism and post-feminism considering a transatlantic context. Eventually I will apply this theory to one film from each continent. The films are Beautiful Lies (2010) [org. title De vrais mensonges] from France and an American film, namely All About Steve (2009). A vital hypothesis for this paper is that American movies adapt a post-feministic approach where European films... (More)
Swinging feminity, A study of chick flick genre In this paper I attempt to study different characterizations of chick flicks in Europe and USA. The study consists of a theoretical part in which I study various aspects of chick flick. Characteristics, definition, presumptions and history of the genre are in focus in this part. I will then discuss the genre’s relation to feminism and post-feminism considering a transatlantic context. Eventually I will apply this theory to one film from each continent. The films are Beautiful Lies (2010) [org. title De vrais mensonges] from France and an American film, namely All About Steve (2009). A vital hypothesis for this paper is that American movies adapt a post-feministic approach where European films usually embrace feminism in their characterization. This hypothesis is based on the orientation of western feminism theory after its crisis during the 1980's. (Less)
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author
Nouri, Heidar LU
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FIVK01 20122
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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filmvetenskap, postfeminism, feminism, chick flick, backlash, andravågsfeminism
language
Swedish
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3410527
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  abstract     = {Swinging feminity, A study of chick flick genre In this paper I attempt to study different characterizations of chick flicks in Europe and USA. The study consists of a theoretical part in which I study various aspects of chick flick. Characteristics, definition, presumptions and history of the genre are in focus in this part. I will then discuss the genre’s relation to feminism and post-feminism considering a transatlantic context. Eventually I will apply this theory to one film from each continent. The films are Beautiful Lies (2010) [org. title De vrais mensonges] from France and an American film, namely All About Steve (2009). A vital hypothesis for this paper is that American movies adapt a post-feministic approach where European films usually embrace feminism in their characterization. This hypothesis is based on the orientation of western feminism theory after its crisis during the 1980's.},
  author       = {Nouri, Heidar},
  keyword      = {filmvetenskap,postfeminism,feminism,chick flick,backlash,andravågsfeminism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Swinging Femininity En studie av chick flick-genren},
  year         = {2012},
}