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Yvonne Tasker
(6 June 1964 - living) U.K.

Yvonne Tasker



Yvonne Tasker is a professor in the School of Film and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Author of Spectacular Bodies: Gender, Genre and the Action Cinema and Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema, two widely-used books on sexual identity in contemporary Hollywood.

Her research is broadly concerned with the politics of popular culture. In current and recent work Yvonne has explored these issues in relation to popular constructions of "postfeminism"; gender and military culture on screen; action and adventure narratives; crime television. She is currently working with Professor Diane Negra on a new book of essays, 'Gendering the Recession'.


Sources: https://www.uea.ac.uk/ - et alii

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