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"Baad bitches" and sassy supermamas [electronic resource] : Black power action films / Stephane Dunn.

By: Dunn, Stephane, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New Black studies: Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xv, 166 p.).ISBN: 9780252091049 (electronic bk.); 0252091043 (electronic bk.).Other title: "Baad bitches" & sassy supermamas [Cover title].Subject(s): Blaxploitation films -- United States -- History and criticism | Action and adventure films -- United States -- History and criticism | African American women heroes in motion pictures | Actionfilm | USA | Schwarze | Film | Blaxploitation Film | Frau | Motiv (Film) | Schwarze | USA | ART / Film & Video | PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Reference | Geschichte 1950-2000 | Geschichte 1970-2005Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: "Baad bitches" and sassy supermamas.DDC classification: 791.43/652996073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Race, gender, and Black action fantasy -- The pleasure of looking : black female spectatorship and the supermama heroine -- Black power and the new baad cinema -- What's sex and women got to do with it? : sexual politics and revolution in Sweetback and The spook -- Race, gender, and sexual power in Cleopatra Jones -- Sexing the supermama : racial and gender power in Coffy and Foxy Brown -- Superbaad for the twenty-first-century screen.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-156) and index.

Introduction. Race, gender, and Black action fantasy -- The pleasure of looking : black female spectatorship and the supermama heroine -- Black power and the new baad cinema -- What's sex and women got to do with it? : sexual politics and revolution in Sweetback and The spook -- Race, gender, and sexual power in Cleopatra Jones -- Sexing the supermama : racial and gender power in Coffy and Foxy Brown -- Afterword. Superbaad for the twenty-first-century screen.

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