Table of contents for Super bitches and action babes : the female hero in popular cinema, 1970-2006 / Rikke Schubart.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments v
Preface 1
Introduction: Female Heroes in an Age of Ambivalence 5
Part One: The Rise Against Men
1. "Godmother" of Them All: The Rise
and Fall of Pam Grier 35
2. A Pure Dominatrix: Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS 00
3. Enough! Birth of the Rape-Avenger 00
Part Two: From the Margins
4. Meiko Kaji: Woman with a Vengeance 00
5. "Beautiful Vase Made of Iron and Steel":
Michelle Yeoh 00
6. Failed Female Hero? "Queen of Martial Arts"
Cynthia Rothrock 00
Part Three: Into the Action
7. Sigourney Weaver: The Alien Series and the
Mother Archetype 000
8. Daddy's Action Girl: Nikita
and the Daughter Archetype 000
9. The Warrior and the Wardrobe: The Amazon Hero 000
Part Four: Age of Ambivalence
10. Disturbing Creature:
The Female Soldier in the War Film 000
11. The Action Star Persona of Milla Jovovich 000
12. High Trash Heroines:
Lara, Beatrix, and Three Angels 000
Filmography 000
Chapter Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women heroes in motion pictures.