Feminism & Mid-20th Century Western Films: An Unlikely Parallel

The growth of feminism’s influence in American society during the mid-20th century paralleled the rise of strong, independent female characters over the traditionally weak women of Hollywood western film. The shift of female character types in a predominantly patriarchal genre correlates with the rise of feminism and the increase of movements rights, especially in the … Read moreFeminism & Mid-20th Century Western Films: An Unlikely Parallel