The Postfeminist Biopic: Narrating the Lives of Plath, Kahlo, Woolf and Austen.
Explores the influence of postfeminist culture on cinematic representations of female biographies. Looks at 4 films - Sylvia (2003) about Sylvia Plath, Frida (2002) about Frida Kahlo, The Hours (2002) about Virginia Woolf, and Becoming Jane (2006), about Jane Austen. Thought-provoking, taking us beyond ideas of "harlequinizing Austen." Palgrave Macmillan. 2013. Hb. NEW. $75.00