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From mouse to mermaid : the politics of film, gender, and culture

Author: Elizabeth Bell; Lynda Haas; Laura Sells
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1995.
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The first critical study of Disney films.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From mouse to mermaid.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)604180520
Named Person: Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Bell; Lynda Haas; Laura Sells
ISBN: 0253329051 9780253329059 0253209781 9780253209788
OCLC Number: 31867511
Description: xi, 264 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Walt's in the movies / Elizabeth Bell, Lynda Haas, and Laura Sells --
I. Sanitizations/Disney film as cultural pedagogy. Breaking the Disney spell / Jack Zipes ; Memory and pedagogy in the "Wonderful world of Disney" : beyond the politics of innocence / Henry A. Giroux ; Pinocchio / Claudia Card ; Disney does dutch : Billy Bathgate and the Disneyfication of the gangster genre / Robert Haas ; The movie you see, the movie you don't : how Disney do's that old time derision / Susan Miller and Greg Rode --
II. Contestations/Disney film as gender construction. Somatexts at the Disney Shop : constructing the pentimentos of women's animated bodies / Elizabeth Bell ; "The whole wide world was scrubbed clean" : the androcentric animation of denatured Disney / Patrick D. Murphy ; Bambi / David Payne ; Beyond Captain Nemo : Disney's science fiction / Brian Attebery ; The curse of masculinity : Disney's Beauty and the beast / Susan Jeffords --
III. Erasures/Disney film as identity politics. "Where do the mermaids stand?" : voice and body in The little mermaid / Laura Sells ; "Eighty-six the mother" : murder, matricide, and good mothers / Lynda Haas ; Spinsters in sensible shoes : Mary Poppins and Bedknobs and broomsticks / Chris Cuomo ; Pretty woman through the triple lens of Black feminist spectatorship / D. Soyini Madison ; Pachuco Mickey / Ramona Fernandez.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Bell, Lynda Haas, Laura Sells, editors.
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"... a wealth of local insights into many specific Disney projects, from their animated classics up to and including their work produced and distributed under their various other corporate names ..." Read more...

 
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