White picket fences, domestic containment and female subjectivity: the quest for romantic love

Wilson, S. (2006) White picket fences, domestic containment and female subjectivity: the quest for romantic love. In: McCabe, J. and Akass, K., eds. (2006) Reading Desperate Housewives. I.B. Tauris, pp. 144-155. ISBN 978-1845112202

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Abstract

The chapter explores the representation of feminine desire for romantic love in the TV drama Desperate Housewives. It argues that the show recalls and articulates a pre-feminist sensibility.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Cited in Kocurek, Carly 'Reading Desperate Housewives: Beyond the White Picket Fence' Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies (2007) Volume 37 No 1, pp. 93-93.
Uncontrolled Keywords:romatic love, femininity, Desperate Housewives, TV drama
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Creative Industries
ID Code:10797
Deposited By: Dr S. Wilson
Deposited On:16 Aug 2010 10:17
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:02

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