Gillard of Thrones: Using Popular Culture to Resist Misogyny

Stevenson, Ana ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4858-1073 (2020) Gillard of Thrones: Using Popular Culture to Resist Misogyny. In: Resist and Persist: Essays on Social Revolution in 21st Century Narratives. McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, United States, pp. 162-174. ISBN 9781476676678


Abstract

In May 2013, Australian prime minister Julia Gillard surprised her constituents by tweeting in Dothraki, a fictional language created for HBO's hit television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019). Her tweets followed a video interview with Guardian Australia in which she expressed much enthusiasm for the series.


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Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2022 01:11
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Game of Thrones, Julia Gillard, Australia, politics, media
Fields of Research (2020): 47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4702 Cultural studies > 470214 Screen and media culture
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4701 Communication and media studies > 470105 Journalism studies
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4701 Communication and media studies > 470107 Media studies
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 23 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 2302 Government and politics > 230201 Civics and citizenship
13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1302 Communication > 130204 The media
23 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 2302 Government and politics > 230203 Political systems
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