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Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas 1 edition

Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas
Christine Gledhill

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Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas
edited by Christine Gledhill

Published 2012 by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Christine Gledhill
Refiguring genre and gender. The genius of genre and ingenuity of women / Jane Gaines
No fixed address: the women's picture from outrage to blue steel / Pam Cook
Circulating emotion: race, gender, and genre in Crash / E. Deidre Pribram
100% pure adrenaline: gender and generic surface in Point break / Luke Collins
Postfeminism and generic re-inventions. Troubling genre/reconstructing gender / E. Ann Kaplan
Bodies and genres in transition: girlfight and real women have curves / Yvonne Tasker
Private femininity, public femininity: tactical aesthetics in the costume film / Samiha Matin
Generic gleaning: Agnès Varda, documentary, and the art of salvage / Lucy Fischer
Gender aesthetics in "male" genres. It's a Mann's world? / Adam Segal
Up close and personal: faces and names in Casualties of war / Deborah Thomas
Gender hyperbole and the uncanny in the horror film: The shining / Katie Model
Genre and gender transnational. Emotion, subjectivity, and the limits of desire: melodrama and modernity in Bombay cinema, 1940s-50s / Ira Bhaskar
Woman, generic aesthetics, and the vernacular: Huangmei opera films from China to Hong Kong / Xiangyang Chen
Homoeroticism contained: gender and sexual translation in John Woo's Migration to Hollywood / Vicente Rodriguez Ortega
Generic "trans-ings": between genres, genders, and sexualities. Trash comes home: gender/genre subversion in the films of John Waters / Derek Kane-Meddock
Femme fatale or lesbian femme: bound in sexual différance / Chris Straayer
"The gay cowboy movie": queer masculinity on Brokeback Mountain / Steven Cohan.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.S47 G46 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780252036613, 9780252078316
LC Control Number


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