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Madcaps, screwballs, and con women

the female trickster in American culture

by Lori Landay

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women in popular culture -- United States,
    • Women in mass media,
    • Women in literature,
    • Women -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc,
    • Man-woman relationships -- United States,
    • Feminist theory -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-244) and index.

      StatementLori Landay.
      SeriesFeminist cultural studies, the media, and political culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1426 .L34 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 258 p. :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL685910M
      ISBN 100812234359, 0812216512
      LC Control Number97032805

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