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Gendering the nation : Canadian women's cinema

Author: Kay Armatage
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gendering the Nation is a definitive collection of essays, both original and previously published, that addresses the impact and influence of almost a century of women's filmmaking in Canada. Embracing new paradigms for understanding the relationship of cinema to nation and gender, Gendering the Nation seeks to situate women's cinema through the complex optic of national culture. This collection of critical essays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Armatage
ISBN: 0802041205 9780802041203 0802079644 9780802079640
OCLC Number: 40813649
Description: xi, 329 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Gendering the nation / Kay Armatage [and others] --
Nell Shipman : a case of heroic femininity / Kay Armatage --
Studio D's imagined community : from development (1974) to realignment (1986-1990) / Elizabeth Anderson --
Anti-porn : soft issue, hard world / B. Ruby Rich --
Storytelling and resistance : the documentary practice of Alanis Obomsawin / Zuzana Pick --
A cinema of duty : the films of Jennifer Hodge de Silva / Cameron Bailey --
Keepers of the power : story as covenant in the films of Loretta Todd, Shelley Niro, and Christine Welsh / Carol Kalafatic --
To document, to imagine, to simulate / Ron Burnett --
Feminist avant-garde cinema : from introspection to retrospection / Janine Marchessault --
The scene of the crime : genealogies of absence in the films of Patricia Gruben / Susan Lord --
Gender, landscape, and colonial allegories in The far shore, Loyalties, and Mouvements du désir / Brenda Longfellow --
A minority on someone else's continent : identity, difference, and the media in the films of Patricia Rozema / Robert L. Cagle --
Barbaras en Québec : variations on identity / Chantal Nadeau --
Mourning the woman's film : the dislocated spectator of The company of strangers / Catherine Russell --
Fragmenting the feminine : aesthetic memory in Anne Claire Poirier's cinema / Joan Nicks --
Two plus two : contesting the boundaries of identity in two films by Micheline Lanctôt / Peter Harcourt --
Cowards, bullies, and cadavers : feminist re-mappings of the passive male body in English-Canadian and Québécois cinema / Lee Parpart --
Querying/queering the nation / Jean Bruce --
Playing in the light : canadianizing race and nation / Kass Banning.
Other Titles: Canadian women's cinema
Responsibility: edited by Kay Armatage [and others].

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