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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Signs of life.
London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2005
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Graeme Harper; Andrew Moor
|ISBN:||9781904764168 1904764169 9781904764175 1904764177|
|Description:||178 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Magic bullets, dark victories and cold comforts: some preliminary observations about stories of sickness in the cinema / Brian Glasser --
Birth traumas: medicine, parturition and horror in Rosemary's Baby / Lucy Fischer --
The mainstream AIDS movie prior to the 1990s / Kenneth MacKinnon --
Health education films in Britain, 1919-39: production, genres and audiences / Timothy M. Boon --
Sex, death and stereotypes: disability in Sick and Crash / Tom Shakespeare --
Past imperfect, future tense: the health services in British cinema of the mid-century / Andrew Moor --
Just a story or a 'just story'? Ethical issues in a film with a medical theme / M. Roy Jobson & Donna Knapp van Bogaert --
'Either he's dead or my watch has stopped': medical notes in 1930s film comedy / Graeme Harper --
Angels, battleaxes and good-time girls: cinema's images of nurses / Julia Hallam --
'To catch a star on your fingertips': diagnosing the medical biopic from The Story of Louis Pasteur to Freud / Bruce Babington --
From Let There Be Light to Shades of Grey: the construction of authoritative knowledge about combat fatigue (1945-48) / C.A. Morgan III --
Imitation of life: the politics of the new genetics in cinema / Jackie Stacey.
|Responsibility:||edited by Graeme Harper and Andrew Moor.|