American Gender Issues

American Gender Issues - American Gender Issues The...

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American Gender Issues The Personal is Political Rogers and Hammerstein, Carousel , 1945 (film 1956) I Love Lucy Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique , 1963 Gloria Steinem, Ms Magazine , 1972 Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party 1976 Tony Kushner, Angels in America 1993 (film 2003) Extra Points: Popular culture is a good way to look into society. Carousel-assumptions about masculinity-sings about having a boy and then realizes it could be a girl. Stereotype genders-boy is going to do what he wants and have fun-girl is going to be pretty and have children. I love Lucy-ditzy wife always rescued by husband. The Feminine Mystique-changed the way many people thought. Betty Friedan -Title 9-womens sports NOW(national organization for womrn) Parallels civil rights movement Gloria Steinem-Ms. Magazine-more radical than Freidan. (Wonder women for president ) Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party 1976. Symbolic. A triangle for no head of table, women commemorated in this. Started with goddesses, Empress Theodora-
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