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Women in Doctor Who: Damsels, Feminists and Monsters



Over the past half-century Doctor Who has defined science fiction television. The women in the series—from orphans and heroic mothers to seductresses and clever teachers—flourish in their roles yet rarely surmount them. Some companions rescue the Doctor and charm viewers with their technical brilliance, while others only scream for rescue. The villainesses dazzle with their cruelty, from the Rani to Cassandra and Missy. Covering all of the series—classic and new—along with Class, K9,…


Women In Doctor Who

Pub Date : 2018-03-02 | Author : Valerie Estelle Frankel | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476631547
ISBN 13 : 1476631549

Over the past half-century Doctor Who has defined science fiction television. The women in the series—from orphans and heroic mothers to seductresses and clever teachers—flouri..


The Refrigerator Monologues

Pub Date : 2018-03-06 | Author : Catherynne M. Valente | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781481459358
ISBN 13 : 148145935X

Meet the Hell Hath Club. They're the wives and girlfriends of superheroes, female heroes, and anyone who's ever been "refrigerated": comic book women who are killed, raped, brainwa..


The Princess Saves Herself In This One

Pub Date : 2017-02-14 | Author : Amanda Lovelace | Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781449486440
ISBN 13 : 1449486444

From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the fina..


Once Upon A Time Lord

Pub Date : 2018-11 | Author : Ivan Phillips | Publisher : I. B. Tauris

ISBN 10 : 1784532673
ISBN 13 : 9781784532673

"We're all stories in the end," said the Doctor in 'The Big Bang". Stories are fundamentally what Doctor Who is all about. Ivan Phillips presents a lively and richly varied analysi..



Women In Game Of Thrones

Pub Date : 2014-04-14 | Author : Valerie Estelle Frankel | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476615547
ISBN 13 : 1476615543

Game of Thrones, one of the hottest series on television, leaves hundreds of critics divided on how "feminist" the show really is. Certainly the female characters, strong and weak,..


The Hero With A Thousand Faces

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Joseph Campbell | Publisher : New World Library

ISBN 10 : 9781577315933
ISBN 13 : 1577315936

Discusses the universal legend of the hero in world mythology, focusing on the motif of the hero's journey through adventure and transformation...


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