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The Resource Reading Sex and the City, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe

Reading Sex and the City, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe

Label
Reading Sex and the City
Title
Reading Sex and the City
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
HBO's hit series 'Sex and the City' has a huge international fanbase and has picked up major awards. This highly readable critical celebration of the life and times of Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha looks at the series as a new departure for TV comedy drama
Cataloging source
BDS
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.77.S49
LC item number
R42 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Akass, Kim
  • McCabe, Janet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Fashion
  • City and town life
Label
Reading Sex and the City, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
TV tie-in
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors
  • Regular cast list (and the classic cosmopolitan)
  • Introduction: Welcome to the age of un-innocence.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Sex, Sexuality and Relationships
  • 1.
  • 'What's the harm in believing?': Mr. Big, Mr. Perfect, and the romantic quest for Sex and the City's Mr. Right/
  • Joanna di Mattia
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • museum of unnatural history: male freaks and Sex and the City/
  • David Greven
  • p. 33
  • 3.
  • Sexuality in the City/
  • Mandy Merck
  • p. 48
  • Pt. II.
  • Socio-Sexual Identities and the Single Girl
  • 4.
  • Orgasms and empowerment: Sex and the City and the third wave feminism/
  • Astrid Henry
  • p. 65
  • 5.
  • Sister Carrie meets Carrie Bradshaw: exploring progress, politics and the single woman in Sex and the City and beyond/
  • Ashley Nelson
  • p. 83
  • 6.
  • Sex and the citizen in Sex and the City's New York/
  • Susan Zieger
  • p. 96
  • Pt. III.
  • Fashion and Cultural Identities
  • 7.
  • 'Fashion is the fifth character': fashion, costume and character in Sex and the City/
  • Stella Bruzzi
  • Pamela Church Gibson
  • p. 115
  • 8.
  • Sex and the City: a fashion editor's dream?/
  • Anna Konig
  • p. 130
  • 9.
  • 'My Manolos, my self': Manolo Blahnik, shoes and desire/
  • Sarah Niblock
  • p. 144
  • Pt. IV.
  • Narrative, Genre and Intertextuality
  • 10.
  • Neurotic in New York: the Woody Allen touches in Sex and the City/
  • Tom Grochowski
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • Sex, confession and witness/
  • Jonathan Bignell
  • p. 161
  • 12.
  • Ms. Parker and the Vicious Circle: female narrative and humour in Sex and the City/
  • Kim Akass
  • Janet McCabe
  • p. 177
  • Pt. V.
  • Fandom, Flanerie and Desiring Identity
  • 13.
  • In love with Sarah Jessica Parker: celebrating female fandom and friendship in Sex and the City/
  • Deborah Jermyn
  • p. 201
  • 14.
  • Through a glass, malarkey/
  • Lucia Rahilly
  • p. 228
  • 15.
  • Outsiders in the city/
  • Ashley Nelson
  • p. 231
  • 16.
  • Carried away in Manhattan/
  • Kim Akass
  • Janet McCabe
  • p. 234
  • 17.
  • Coulda', shoulda', Prada: shopping for Satori and strappy sandals in Sex and the City/
  • Mark W. Bundy
  • p. 237
  • App.
  • Episode guide.
  • p. 241
  • App.
  • Film and TV guide.
  • p. 249
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 253
  • Index.
  • p. 265
Control code
b10000978211
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 273 p.
Isbn
9781850434238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Reading Sex and the City, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe
Publication
Note
TV tie-in
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors
  • Regular cast list (and the classic cosmopolitan)
  • Introduction: Welcome to the age of un-innocence.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Sex, Sexuality and Relationships
  • 1.
  • 'What's the harm in believing?': Mr. Big, Mr. Perfect, and the romantic quest for Sex and the City's Mr. Right/
  • Joanna di Mattia
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • museum of unnatural history: male freaks and Sex and the City/
  • David Greven
  • p. 33
  • 3.
  • Sexuality in the City/
  • Mandy Merck
  • p. 48
  • Pt. II.
  • Socio-Sexual Identities and the Single Girl
  • 4.
  • Orgasms and empowerment: Sex and the City and the third wave feminism/
  • Astrid Henry
  • p. 65
  • 5.
  • Sister Carrie meets Carrie Bradshaw: exploring progress, politics and the single woman in Sex and the City and beyond/
  • Ashley Nelson
  • p. 83
  • 6.
  • Sex and the citizen in Sex and the City's New York/
  • Susan Zieger
  • p. 96
  • Pt. III.
  • Fashion and Cultural Identities
  • 7.
  • 'Fashion is the fifth character': fashion, costume and character in Sex and the City/
  • Stella Bruzzi
  • Pamela Church Gibson
  • p. 115
  • 8.
  • Sex and the City: a fashion editor's dream?/
  • Anna Konig
  • p. 130
  • 9.
  • 'My Manolos, my self': Manolo Blahnik, shoes and desire/
  • Sarah Niblock
  • p. 144
  • Pt. IV.
  • Narrative, Genre and Intertextuality
  • 10.
  • Neurotic in New York: the Woody Allen touches in Sex and the City/
  • Tom Grochowski
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • Sex, confession and witness/
  • Jonathan Bignell
  • p. 161
  • 12.
  • Ms. Parker and the Vicious Circle: female narrative and humour in Sex and the City/
  • Kim Akass
  • Janet McCabe
  • p. 177
  • Pt. V.
  • Fandom, Flanerie and Desiring Identity
  • 13.
  • In love with Sarah Jessica Parker: celebrating female fandom and friendship in Sex and the City/
  • Deborah Jermyn
  • p. 201
  • 14.
  • Through a glass, malarkey/
  • Lucia Rahilly
  • p. 228
  • 15.
  • Outsiders in the city/
  • Ashley Nelson
  • p. 231
  • 16.
  • Carried away in Manhattan/
  • Kim Akass
  • Janet McCabe
  • p. 234
  • 17.
  • Coulda', shoulda', Prada: shopping for Satori and strappy sandals in Sex and the City/
  • Mark W. Bundy
  • p. 237
  • App.
  • Episode guide.
  • p. 241
  • App.
  • Film and TV guide.
  • p. 249
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 253
  • Index.
  • p. 265
Control code
b10000978211
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 273 p.
Isbn
9781850434238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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