The New Heroines: Female Embodiment and Technology in 21st-Century Popular Culture

  • Publish Date: 2016-03-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Katheryn Wright

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This book explores how the next generation of teen and young adult heroines in popular culture are creating a new feminist ideal for the 21st century.


Provides a new roadmap to analyze teen and young-adult heroines in popular culture

Compares a broad range of strong female characters from a variety of genres and different media

Addresses compelling philosophical debates about female embodiment and technology in popular culture

Examines several philosophical arguments about human subjectivity, including posthumanism, with accessible examples

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