After three decades of searching in vain for another Wonder Woman, it’s time to reiterate the importance of Lynda Carter’s iconic portrayal and its meaning to popular culture feminism.Pop[ular] culture n. Culture based on popular taste rather than that of an educated elite, usually commercialized and made widely available by the mass media. Feminism n. Advocacy of the rights of women (based on the theory of equality of the sexes). — Oxford English Dictionary
Author: William Leung
William Leung lives in Sydney and has published articles on English literature and Asian cinema. He grew up in Hong Kong and watched the Wonder Woman series religiously on TV. It never struck him as odd that Wonder Woman spoke Cantonese.