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Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey

Overview
Works: 19 works in 119 publications in 3 languages and 12,711 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1998.2, 791.437
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Publications by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Most widely held works by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
A short history of film by Wheeler W Dixon( file )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,632 libraries worldwide
The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present. More than 250 rare stills and illustrations accompany the text, bringing readers face to face with many of the key players and films that have marked the industry. Beginning with precursors of what we call moving pictures, Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster lead the reader on a fast-paced tour through th
Captive bodies postcolonial subjectivity in cinema by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( file )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
To answer these and other questions, Captive Bodies draws upon a wide range of critical methodologies, including postcolonial studies, feminist film criticism, anthropology, and phenomenology
Troping the body gender, etiquette, and performance by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Performing whiteness postmodern re/constructions in the cinema by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( file )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
Women filmmakers of the African and Asian diaspora decolonizing the gaze, locating subjectivity by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( file )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Black women filmmakers not only deserve an audience, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster asserts, but it is also imperative that their voices be heard as they struggle against Hollywood's constructions of spectatorship, ownership, and the creative and distribution aspects of filmmaking. Foster provides a voice for Black and Asian women in the first detailed examination of the works of six contemporary Black and Asian women filmmakers. She also includes a detailed introduction and a chapter entitled ""Other Voices, "" documenting the work of other Black and Asian filmmakers. Foster
21st century Hollywood movies in the era of transformation by Wheeler W Dixon( file )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
21st-Century Hollywood introduces readers to the global transformations of today's movies and describes the decisive roles that Hollywood is playing in determining the digital future for world cinema. It offers clear, concise explanations of a major paradigm shift that continues to reshape our relationship to the moving image. Filled with numerous detailed examples, the book will both educate and entertain film students and movie fans alike
Women filmmakers & their films ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
This single-volume resource offers comprehensive coverage of women directors and their films as well as producers, writers and production artists. General information on the filmmaker or film is followed, where applicable, by more detailed biography, filmography, comprehensive credits, production information, awards and bibliography. The core of the entry consists of a signed, 800- to 1,000-word critical essay written by a film critic or scholar. Following introductory essays on the evolution and status of women filmmakers, 190 alphabetically arranged entries discuss women directors, producers, animators, art directors, editors, writers, and costume designers. Each entry contains a brief biography, a complete filmography, a selected bibliography of works on and by the entrant, and an expository essay by a specialist in the field. The remaining entries (approximately 60) concern films in which women filmmakers have had a major role. They include production information, lists of cast and crew, a selected bibliography of works about the film, and an essay. Contains many b&w portraits and stills
Women film directors : an international bio-critical dictionary by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( Book )
9 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Until now, there hasn't been one single-volume authoritative reference work on the history of women in film, highlighting nearly every woman filmmaker from the dawn of cinema including Alice Guy (France, 1896), Chantal Akerman (Belgium), Penny Marshall (U.S.), and Sally Potter (U.K.). Every effort has been made to include every kind of woman filmmaker: commercial and mainstream, avant-garde, and minority, and to give a complete cross-section of the work of these remarkable women. Scholars and students of film, popular culture, Women's Studies, and International Studies, as well as film buffs w
Class-passing : social mobility in film and popular culture by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, Roseanne Barr, and Britney Spears typify class-passers - those who claim different socioeconomic classes as their own. The book deconstructs the politics of celebrity, fashion and conspicuous consumerism and analyses class-passing as it relates to the American Dream, gender and marriage
Experimental cinema : the film reader ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Identity and memory : the films of Chantal Akerman by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Women who made the movies ( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Although women have been making films as long as men, their contribution has been largely ignored
Breve historia del cine by Wheeler W Dixon( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Por fin la historia del cine mundial disponible en un volumen conciso y manejable. Breve historia del cine proporciona una perspectiva general y accesible sobre los principales movimientos, directores, estudios y géneros cinematográficos desde 1880 hasta nuestros días. Además, las extraordinarias fotografias y fotogramas que acompañan al texto familiarizan al lector con los personajes y las películas clave de la industría del séptimo arte.--P. [4] of cover
Quarterly review of film and video : ( Book )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The St. James women filmmakers encyclopedia : women on the other side of the camera ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Contains alphabetically arranged articles that provide information about the lives and achievements of over two hundred women filmmakers, including directors, producers, animators, art directors, editors, writers, and costume designers
The first woman filmmaker : Alice Guy Blaché by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"We want our DVDs!" ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Identity and memory : the films of Chantal Akerman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Squatters ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
"Squatters is a feature film chronicling two days in the life of two young men and two young women, who roam the French countryside breaking into houses and living there for a few days before moving on. In the film, the group find an isolated country mansion in the south of France, break in, and spend two days involved in increasingly intense confrontations..."--IMDb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Dixon, Gwendolyn Foster-
Dixon, Gwendolyn Foster-, 1960-
Foster-Dixon, Gwendolyn
Foster-Dixon, Gwendolyn, 1960-
Foster, Gwendolyn A.
Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey, 1960-
Languages
English (113)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
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