Madonna, bawdy and soul

Лицевая обложка
University of Toronto Press, 1997 - Всего страниц: 217
How Do Bad Girls Get Away With It? How Did Madonna, Subject of Public outcry for her controversial performances and her book Sex, become a superstar of pop culture and a role model for teenage girls? Why now, as star of Evita and a new mother, is she becoming a mainstream hero?Karlene Faith says that Madonna signifies the times we live in. We are, in a sense, all responsible for who Madonna is. As fans, moral critics, media journalists, or university scholars, we mediate what she means to our society. And Madonna, as a shrewd career woman, has known how to exploit our attentions with her multiple talents. Her representation of sexual practices and values has not taken place in a political or social vacuum. She has counted on our readiness to witness the trashing of cultural taboos. Feminist reactions to Madonna have been divided. In her early career Madonna was a teenage role model, applauded as a liberated sex crusader. Later, she raised eyebrows by portraying cynical sex with multiple partners across identity boundaries and by capitalizing on sadomasochistic imagery.Madonna: Bawdy & Soul is a celebration and critical analysis

Результаты поиска по книге

Отзывы - Написать отзыв

Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва.


Who Is This Madonna?
The Scholar and the Showgirl
Sex Religion and Difference
Авторские права

Не показаны другие разделы: 6

Другие издания - Просмотреть все

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения

Об авторе (1997)

Karlene Faith is a pop culture fan and associate professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University. Her previous books include Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement and Resistance, which won the VanCity Book Prize in 1994.

Библиографические данные