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text You play the girl : on Playboy bunnies, Stepford wives, train wrecks, and other mixed messages

Summary
"Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message is both clear and not: she is a sexed-up sidekick, a princess waiting to be saved, a morally infallible angel with no opinions of her own. She's whatever the hero nee... Read more
Contents
part 1. Down the rabbit hole: Bunnies ; Can this marriage be saved? ; The bronze statue of the virgin slut ice queen bitch goddess ; What a feeling ; The eternal allure of the basket case -- part 2. The pool of tears: The ingenue chooses marriage ... Read more
Description
xxvi, 275 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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