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Representations of femininity in American genre cinema 1 edition

Representations of femininity in American genre cinema
David Greven

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Representations of femininity in American genre cinema
the woman's film, film noir, and modern horror
by David Greven

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : femininity and film genres
Freud and classical Hollywood. Freud and the death-mother
Transformations of the woman's film : or, feminine myths
Modern horror. Modern horror as the concealed woman's film
Medusa in the mirror : Brian de Palma's Carrie
Demeter and Persephone in space : transformation, femininity, and myth in the alien films
The finalizing woman : horror, femininity, and queer monsters
Coda : the brave one.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


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Library of Congress
n-us---, PN1995.9.W6 G745 2011

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p. cm.

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