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Up the Slope. Women’s Mobility Stories in Post-Transition Hungarian Cinema

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Acta Universitatis Sapientiae: Film and Media Studies, Vol 18, Iss 1, Pp 223-250 (2020)

Abstract:Using data and statistics obtained in the research project The Social History of Hungarian Cinema (1931–2015), this study investigates the upward and downward mobility movements of women in the Hungarian films made after the regime change. The politica...

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“Had You No Lands of Your Own?”: Seeking Justice in The Female American (1767).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Women's Studies. Oct/Nov2016, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p684-698. 15p.

Abstract:The article discusses the book titled "The Female American; or, The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield". Topics discussed include the female protagonist of the book who is from a mixed racial background, the depiction of Native Americans in eighteenth-...

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Transgression, Desire, and Death in Mai Al-Nakib’s “Echo Twins” and Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, Vol 4, Iss SI, Pp 33-41 (2017)

Abstract:This paper addresses the theme of transgression in two texts: “Echo Twins” by Kuwaiti author Mai Al-Nakib and The God of Small Things by Indian author Arundhati Roy. Both writers exploit the theme of transgression by employing transgressive female prot...

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Examining portrayals of female protagonists by female screenwriters using feminist critical discourse analysis.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Young Researcher, Vol 1, Iss 1, Pp 37-47 (2017)

Abstract:This study explores the portrayals of female protagonists by female screenwriters through feminist critical discourse analysis. Specifically, this study examines the female protagonists in the four Academy-Award winning films Thelma & Louise, The Piano...

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Soap operas, women, and the nation: Sri Lankan women’s interpretations of home-grown mega teledramas.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Feminist Media Studies; Oct2018, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p873-887, 15p

Abstract:Copyright of Feminist Media Studies is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or em...

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Bloody Women: How Female Authors Have Transformed the Scottish Contemporary Crime Fiction Genre

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American, British and Canadian Studies Journal, Vol 28, Iss 1, Pp 52-71 (2017)

Abstract:This study will explore the role of female authors in contemporary Scottish crime fiction. Over the past thirty years, women writers have overhauled the traditionally male dominated genre of crime fiction by writing about strong female characters who d...

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Intertextuality, Christianity and Death: Major Themes in the Poetry of Stevie Smith

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Humanities, Vol 8, Iss 4, p 174 (2019)

Abstract:Stevie Smith, one of the most productive of twentieth-century poets, is too often remembered simply as the coiner of the four-word punch line of a single short poem. This paper argues that her claim to be seen as a great writer depends on the major the...

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BETWEEN DALMATIA AND BOSNIA – INTERCULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF IDENTITY OF FEMALE CHARACTERS THROUGH MOTHERHOOD IN VERKA ŠKURLA-ILIJIĆ’S WORKS

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Fluminensia: Journal for Philological Research, Vol 28, Iss 1 (2016)

Abstract:Verka Škurla-Ilijić (1891 – 1971) was a Croatian writer from the period of Modernism. From the vantage point of biography and culture, her life was marked by two geographic locations – the Dalmatian islands (she was born in Dol on the island of Hvar an...

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“Less of the Heroine than the Woman”: Parsing Gender in the British Novel

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):ABO : Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830, Vol 7, Iss 1, p 4 (2017)

Abstract:This essay offers two methods that will help students resist the temptation to judge eighteenth-century novels by twenty-first-century standards. These methods prompt students to parse the question of whether female protagonists in novels—in this case,...

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The Legacy of the Female Protagonist in the Novels by Borisav Stankovic, Dragoslav Mihailovic and Enes Halilovic

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Društvene i Humanističke Studije, Vol 4, Iss 3 (9), Pp 97-112 (2019)

Abstract:The paper analyzes the legacy of the female protagonist in the novels Nečista krv by Borisav Stankovic, Petrijin venac by Dragoslav Mihailovic, and Ako dugo gledaš u ponor by Enes Halilovic. The author seeks to determine what are the common elements in...

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