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By Diane Negra

From family goddess to determined housewife, What a lady Wants? explores the significance and centrality of postfeminism in modern well known culture.

Focusing on a various variety of media varieties, together with movie, television, ads and journalism, Diane Negra holds up a replicate to the modern lady topic who unearths herself centralized in commodity tradition to a principally unheard of measure at a time whilst Hollywood romantic comedies, chick-lit, and female-centred primetime TV dramas all compete for her realization and spending energy.

The versions and anti-role types analyzed within the book include the chick flick heroines of princess movies, makeover video clips and time trip dramas, megastar brides and bravura moms, ‘Runaway Bride’ sensation Jennifer Wilbanks, the intercourse employees, flight attendants and nannies who continue one of these excessive profile in postfeminist pop culture, the authors of postfeminist panic literature on relationship, marriage and motherhood and the household experts who propound luxurious lifestyling as a show off for the ‘achieved’ woman self.

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