Modern Amazons: Warrior Women on Screen
Includes chapters that group women warriors into sub-genres. This work features: classic Amazons like Xena and the women of the Conan films; superheroes and their arch enemies such as Wonder Woman, and Batgirl; revenge films such as the Kill Bill movies; Sexploitation and Blaxploitation films such as Coffy and Ilsa; and, others.
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