Year of Graduation
MA: Children's Literature
Dr. Karen Coats
Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a successful television show in the late 90s and early 2000s. Joss Whedon created a blonde, female heroine to combat the image of a weak female who runs down the alley and dies during horror movies. But does a simple role reversal create a feminist icon?
Burger, Jill Marie, ""Buffy's a Superhero": Buffy and Her Place in Feminist History" (2019). Children's Literature (MA) Theses, Hollins University. 4.