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Joss Whedon Articles [Thursday 7 Apr 2011 at 09:01 pm]
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Joss and feminism

Another point of view

No Season 8 discussion.
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[User Picture]From: infinitewhale
Friday 8 Apr 2011 at 06:08 pm (UTC)

There seems to be a great (and understandable) reluctance to accept S8 into academia. Not that either article is really academic, but you get the point.

It's probable the first article doesn't know they exist or they'd have used to them to confirm some of their points. Joss doesn't see Buffy as a feminist character (at least the comic version), so you'd be hard-pressed to argue otherwise if you take them into account.
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[User Picture]From: owenthurman
Friday 8 Apr 2011 at 08:17 pm (UTC)
There seems to be a great (and understandable) reluctance to accept S8 into academia. Not that either article is really academic...

People of considered judgement are reluctant to take S8 seriously at all. And it is very understandable. It's pleasing to remember that most people interested in the show have never heard and will never hear about it.
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