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Growing up with Audrey Hepburn

Author: RACHEL MOSELEY
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Pub Date: 02/01/2003
ISBN: 9780719063114
Availability: In stock
Quick overview Featuring reseach into the experience of British women who have admired her in the 1950s, 1960s and the 1990s, this is a study of Audrey Hepburn's star persona and films, which suggests that the flexibility of Hepburn's image has contributed to her enduring appeal.
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The first full length academic study of Hepburn's star persona and films featuring reseach into the experience of British women who have admired her in the 1950s, 1960s and the 1990s. Examines the historical specificity of discourses of feminity circulating around Hepburn and her female fans, suggesting that the flexibility of Hepburn's image has contributed to her enduring appeal. Makes a significant contribution to the growing field of star studies. Argues that class and gender are siginifcant factors in the relatonship between stars and audiences.

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