Feminist Barbie: Mattel's Remakes of Classic Tales

Still, Julie
October 2010
MP: A Feminist Journal Online;Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p148
Academic Journal
The article examines how Disney princess films have the most pervasive form of media marketed to pre-teen girl. It focuses more on gendered aspects of the selected stories and characters and provides a narrower comparison, both use film scripts based on existing literature, often fairy or folk tales. It also explores the difference of the tone of the gender relationships in the Barbie movies from Disney films.


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