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Sapphism on screen : lesbian desire in French and Francophone cinema

Author: Lucille Cairns
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006.
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This book sets out to investigate and theorise mediations of lesbian desire in a substantial corpus of films (spanning the period 1936-2002) by male and female directors working in France and also in French-speaking parts of Belgium, Canada, Switzerland and Africa. The corpus is unique in never before having been assembled, and represents a valuable tool not just for researchers but also for university teachers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cairns, Lucille, 1963-
Sapphism on screen.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)68616916
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille Cairns
ISBN: 9780748626632 0748626638 1280833890 9781280833892
OCLC Number: 150890043
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Lesbian desire in film: coming to terms --
Bad girls: criminality --
Mad girls: pathology --
Girls on the edge: liminality --
Girls on top: sapphology --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Lucille Cairns.

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A study of lesbian desire in French and Francophone films.  Read more...

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Cairns provides us not only with a rich and extensive overview of her subject, but also with an apposite starting-point for future fertile debates. As a consequences, this book will be of great value Read more...

 
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