Saturday, January 22, 2011

Here come "The Borgias:" What will they teach us about power and patriarchy?

It seems that Showtime is attempting to recapture the success of its smash hit "The Tudors" with a new "family drama," "The Borgias" that premiers in April.

While "The Tudors" was the perfect study of patriarchy, we'll have to examine "The Borgias" through a feminist lens to see what they can teach us.

I found this promo interesting, as it hints at the male-female power balance. See what you think:

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