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Sex and the Slayer: A Gender Studies Primer for the Buffy Fan

@inproceedings{Jowett2005SexAT,
  title={Sex and the Slayer: A Gender Studies Primer for the Buffy Fan},
  author={L. Jowett},
  year={2005}
}
  • L. Jowett
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • During its seven-year run, Buffy the Vampire Slayer attracted a wide range of viewers and almost unprecedented academic interest. Sex and the Slayer explores one of the most talked-about topics in relation to this pioneering TV series-gender. As fantasy, Buffy potentially opens up a space for alternative representations of gender. But how alternative can popular television be? Taking a feminist cultural studies approach, Jowett explores the ways in which the series represents femininity… CONTINUE READING
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