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Author Radner, Hilary.

Title Shopping around : feminine culture and the pursuit of pleasure / Hilary Radner
Published New York : Routledge, 1995


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 MELB  305.42 Rad/Saf  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Speaking Out: Shrewish Behavior. The "New Woman" Meets Shakespeare: on TV. The Romance and the Shrew -- 2. The "New Woman" and Her "Self" Self-esteem, Self-worth, and Ego-strength. The Covergirl's Cover Story -- 3. "A Dream of Thee" The Erotic Gag: Reading the Category Romance. Alibis and Cover Stories: Pornography, History, Race, and the Category Romance -- 4. Private Entertainments. "Out of Category": The Middlebrow Novel. Girl Friends: Waiting to Exhale. "The Subject is You": Reading Magazines -- 5. Speaking the Body: Jane Fonda's Workout Book -- Conclusion: "Femininity: Do You Buy It?" A Continuing Conversation
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index
Subject Consumer behavior.
Femininity (Philosophy)
Feminism -- United States.
Gender identity.
Women -- Psychology.
LC no. 94027495
ISBN 0415905397
0415905400 (paperback)