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Author Dunn, Stephane, 1967-

Title "Baad bitches" and sassy supermamas : Black power action films / Stephane Dunn
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 166 pages)
Series The new black studies series
New Black studies series.
Contents Introduction. Race, gender, and Black action fantasy -- The pleasure of looking : black female spectatorship and the supermama heroine -- Black power and the new baad cinema -- What's sex and women got to do with it? : sexual politics and revolution in Sweetback and The spook -- Race, gender, and sexual power in Cleopatra Jones -- Sexing the supermama : racial and gender power in Coffy and Foxy Brown -- Afterword. Superbaad for the twenty-first-century screen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Action and adventure films -- United States -- History and criticism.
African American women heroes in motion pictures.
Blaxploitation films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007048113
ISBN 0252091043 (electronic bk.)
9780252091049 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles "Baad bitches" & sassy supermamas