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All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls

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All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls. / Sergeant, Alexander John.

Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, Postfeminism, Authenticity and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television. ed. / Meredith Nash; Imelda Whelehan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. p. 135-147.

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Harvard

Sergeant, AJ 2017, All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls. in M Nash & I Whelehan (eds), Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, Postfeminism, Authenticity and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 135-147. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52971-4_10

APA

Sergeant, A. J. (2017). All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls. In M. Nash, & I. Whelehan (Eds.), Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, Postfeminism, Authenticity and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television (pp. 135-147). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52971-4_10

Vancouver

Sergeant AJ. All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls. In Nash M, Whelehan I, editors, Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, Postfeminism, Authenticity and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television. Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. p. 135-147 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52971-4_10

Author

Sergeant, Alexander John. / All adventurous women sing: articulating the feminine through the music of Girls. Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, Postfeminism, Authenticity and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television. editor / Meredith Nash ; Imelda Whelehan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. pp. 135-147

Bibtex

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