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American postfeminist cinema : women, romance and contemporary culture

Author: Michele Schreiber
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Edinburgh Univ Press, 2015.
Series: Traditions in American cinema
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines a cycle of postfeminist films that adopt the conventions of romance. This book explores the symbiotic relationship between heterosexual romance and postfeminist culture. It offers a fresh  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Schreiber
ISBN: 1474405568 9781474405560 9780748693368 074869336X
OCLC Number: 898052404
Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1.`Both Glad and Sorry': Romance Cycles and Women's Politics --
2. Pragmatism vs. Sentimentality: Amelioration in the Postfeminist Cycle --
3. Past vs. Present: Temporality in the Postfeminist Cycle --
4. Sexy vs. Funny: Sexuality in the Postfeminist Cycle --
5. Independence vs. Dependence: Economics in the Postfeminist Cycle.
Series Title: Traditions in American cinema
Responsibility: Michele Schreiber.


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