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Women’s Nail Polish Blogging and Femininity: “The girliest you will ever see me”

Michele White

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates the ways nail polish bloggers have conceptualized the limits and the limitations of femininity without narrowly defining femininity. Nail polish bloggers, informed by ... More


(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More


(Dis)Adventures of Female Desire in the 1940s Woman’s Film

Veronica Pravadelli

in Classic Hollywood: Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038778
eISBN:
9780252096730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038778.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies noir's twin genre, the woman's film. While this genre's formal politics are quite similar to noir's, its focus on female identity entails a representation of female desire. The ... More


Normative Desires and Visual Sobriety: Apogee of the Classical Model

Veronica Pravadelli

in Classic Hollywood: Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038778
eISBN:
9780252096730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038778.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that in the mid-1930s, American cinema perfected a classical form that dominated till the end of the decade. This form arose out of a new convergence between lifestyle and film ... More


Women’s Sport and Questionable Sex

Jaime Schultz

in Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores how leaders of several international athletic federations worked to quell anxieties about “manly” women competitors by instituting “sex-testing” policies to verify the ... More


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