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From perversion to purity : the stardom of Catherine Deneuve

Author: Lisa Downing; Sue Harris
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2007.
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Catherine Deneuve is indisputably one of the world's most celebrated actresses, both in her native France and throughout the world. Her career has spanned five decades during which she has worked with the most significant of French auteurs, as well as forging partnerships with international directors such as Roman Polanski.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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From perversion to purity.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2007
(OCoLC)608402571
Named Person: Catherine Deneuve; Catherine Deneuve; Catherine Deneuve
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Downing; Sue Harris
ISBN: 9780719073380 0719073383
OCLC Number: 154789118
Description: ix, 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Polanski's Deneuve:'frigidity' and feminism / Lisa Downing --
Buñuel blonde / Peter William Evans --
Demy and Deneuve: the princess and the post-'68 fairy tale / Susan Weiner --
Deneuve's Italian interludes / Pauline Small --
Incongruous femininity: Catherine Deneuve and the 1970s political culture / Bridget Birchall --
'Madame La France': Deneuve as heritage icon / Sue Harris --
Of faces and roles: Deneuve-Téchiné / Bill Marshall --
Deneuve in the 1990s / Cristina Johnston --
The killing of sister Catherine: Deneuve's lesbian transformations / Andrew Asibong --
Belle toujours: Deneuve as fashion icon / Fiona Handyside.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Downing and Sue Harris.
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Traces the career - both filmic and extra-filmic - of one France's enigmatic and emblematic film stars. This book investigates a star persona that is particularly ambiguous and apparently  Read more...

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