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By Robert A. Caplen

Although she has been lauded through a few as a liberated lady and real feminist archetype, the Bond lady has almost escaped severe examine . . . earlier. SHAKEN & STIRRED: THE FEMINISM OF JAMES BOND is the 1st large-scale educational paintings within which feminism intersects the realm of James Bond. It analyzes the cinematic Bond lady and argues that the nature in the beginning served as a unique archetype: one that bolstered a conventional, female excellent that served as a robust reactionary image opposed to the gender equality move that won prominence within the usa throughout the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. SHAKEN & STIRRED: THE FEMINISM OF JAMES BOND presents a glimpse into "second wave" feminism, the Women's Liberation stream, and cultural representations of ladies through the latter half the yank 20th century via a Bondian lens. It strains the evolutionary trip of the cinematic Bond woman and assesses her cultural impression, revealing who she is and what she represents through the first 11 movies within the James Bond franchise, a seventeen-year interval defined because the Golden period of the Bond woman, and beyond.

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