Open Journal Systems

Who is the Prettiest One of All?

Dima Dabbous-Sensenig

Abstract


In the mid- seventies, Souad Housni the now famous Egyptian actress, shot to stardom in the Arab World thanks to a highly successful box office hit, Take Care of Zouzou (Khalli Balak min Zouzou). Almost two decades later, Julia Roberts became an international star after playing the leading role in Pretty Woman.


Keywords


Women actress; Cinema

References


Brown, Helen Gurley (1962) Sex and the Single Girl. New York: Random House.

Bywater, Tim and T. Sobchack (1989) An Introduction to Film Criticism: Major Critical Approaches to Narrative Film. New York: Longman.

Eagleton, Terry ( 1983) Literary Theory: an Introduction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

EI-Saadawi, Nawal ( 1982) The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World. Boston: Beacon Press.

Goldman, Roben (1992) Reading Ads Socially. London: Routledge.

Holland, Dorothy and M. Eisenhan (1990) Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement, and College Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Miller, Nancy K. (1980) The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novels. New York: Columbia University Press.

Mulvey, Laura ( 1988) "Vi sual Pleasure and Nan'ative Cinema"

( 1975). Feminism and Film Theory. Ed. Constance Penley. New York:Routledge.

Radler, Hilary ( 1993) 'Pretty Is as Pretty Does: Free Enterprise and the Marriage Plot' in Film Theory Goes to the Movies. Edited by J. Collins et al. New York: Routledge.

Rutherford, Paul ( 1994) The New Icons? The Art of Television Advertising. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Wall, Celia and P. Gannon-Leary ( 1999) 'A Sentence Made by Men', in The European Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 6, 1999: 21-29. London: Sage.

Wolf, Naomi (1992) The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women. New York: Doubleday, 1992

Van Zoonen, Liesbet ( 1994) Feminist Media Studies. London: Sage Publications.


Full Text: PDF

DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.623

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.

ISSN: 0259-9953

Contact: al-raida@lau.edu.lb
This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
Creative Commons License
Site developed by eScienta.com

  • Powered By OJS