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Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas

Author: Christine Gledhill
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre meets gender in films from around the world

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Gledhill
ISBN: 9780252036613 9780252078316 0252036611 0252078314
OCLC Number: 798213699
Description: 274 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Gledhill.

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"These essays suggest that the dual conceits of genre and gender are no longer viable markers for how viewers watch films, and the traditional modes of identification have to be deconstructed in Read more...

 
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