This book studies the HBO program Girls from multiple perspectives by comparing the series to similar programs from decades past as well as to the show's contemporaries in the present. By examining the show through the lenses of gender, race, sexuality, and culture. This book synthesizes and analyzes many of the most pressing issues that have surfaced in a show that has firmly etched itself in the fabric of early twenty-first century popular culture.
Elwood Watson is professor of history, gender studies, and African-American studies at East Tennessee State University. Jennifer Mitchell is visiting assistant professor of English at Union College. Marc Shaw is associate professor of Theater Arts at Hartwick College.
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Elwood Watson, Jennifer Mitchell, Marc Edward Shaw