TITLE

Jeannie the feminist

PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that some television shows that were classic 1960s kitsch actually promoted a feminist consciousness, says Hampshire College's Susan Douglas, author of the book `Where the Girls Are.' She explains why the programs mattered and suggests that shows such as `I Dream of Jeannie' emboldened women and served as a warning to them that power is exhilarating but also dangerous.
ACCESSION #
9406097502

 

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