Tweenhood: Femininity And Celebrity In Tween Popular Culture by Melanie KennedyTweenhood: Femininity And Celebrity In Tween Popular Culture by Melanie Kennedy

Tweenhood: Femininity And Celebrity In Tween Popular Culture

byMelanie Kennedy

Hardcover | January 30, 2019

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Tweenhood offers a timely examination of mainstream pre-adolescent girls' films, television programmes, celebrities and extra-texts from 2004 onwards, including "princess" narratives The Prince & Me (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010) and A Cinderella Story (2004, 2008, 2011), and Disney Channel programming and films, Hannah Montana (2006-2011) and Camp Rock (2008, 2010). The book forges a dialogue between postfeminism, film and television, celebrity, and the figure of the tween, in order to examine how the tween is both constructed and addressed by these media texts, highlighting the centrality of femininity and celebrity within tween popular culture.
Melanie Kennedy gained her PhD from the School of Film, Television and Media Studies at the University of East Anglia. Her research interests are gender and popular culture; girlhood studies; 'tweens' and 'tweenhood'; feminist theory; postfeminist media studies; youth media; stardom and celebrity studies. She has published on these sub...
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Title:Tweenhood: Femininity And Celebrity In Tween Popular CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.75 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:January 30, 2019Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1780768427

ISBN - 13:9781780768427

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