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Women in A World of Men: Female Representation in Narcos and the Illusion of “Universal” Serial Fiction

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Author(s):
Marina Soler Jorge [1]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade Federal de São Paulo - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista de Estudos Feministas; v. 29, n. 1 2021-04-30.
Abstract

Abstract: This article analyzes the treatment of female characters in a contemporary narco-narrative, the third season of Narcos. Our research problem is to understand female representation in highly consumed products which, under a seemingly “neutral”, international, professional aesthetic, directed at a wide spectrum of “demanding” consumers, mainly give visibilty to male characteres. We use a case study to understand how, under the guise of universality, serial fiction maintains female underrepresentation. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/09435-3 - Women in a men's world: the female representation in Narcos and El Chapo
Grantee:Marina Soler Jorge
Support Opportunities: Regular Research Grants