HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege

HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege

Marc Edward Shaw


HBO’s Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege is a suite of essays that examines the HBO application Girls. when you consider that its ultimate in 2012, the sequence has garnered the eye of people from a variety of walks of existence. The express has been defined in lots of phrases: insightful, out-of-touch, brash, sexist, racist, perverse, complicated, edgy, bold, provocative—just to call a number of. total, there's no doubt that Girls has firmly etched itself within the cloth of early twenty-first-century pop culture.

The essays during this booklet learn the convey from quite a few angles together with: white privilege; physique photo; gender; tradition; race; sexuality; parental and generational attitudes; 3rd wave feminism; male emasculation and immaturity; hipster, indie, and concrete song because it pertains to new release Y and new release X. through reading those views, this e-book uncovers a few of the such a lot urgent concerns that experience surfaced within the express, whereas contemplating the wider societal implications therein.

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