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Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas

Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas

Author: Christine Gledhill
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2012.
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This remarkable collection challenges traditional ways of thinking about the relationship between gender and genre, understanding their meeting as a mutually transformative encounter. Responding to postmodernist conceptions of genre and postfeminist theories of gender and sexuality, these essays move beyond the limits of representation. Testing new thinking about genre, gender, and sexuality against closely analyzed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011046230
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Gledhill
OCLC Number: 872452862
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (273 p.)
Contents: Introduction / Christine Gledhill --
Refiguring genre and gender. The genius of genre and ingenuity of women / Jane Gaines --
No fixed address: the women's picture from outrage to blue steel / Pam Cook --
Circulating emotion: race, gender, and genre in Crash / E. Deidre Pribram --
100% pure adrenaline: gender and generic surface in Point break / Luke Collins --
Postfeminism and generic re-inventions. Troubling genre/reconstructing gender / E. Ann Kaplan --
Bodies and genres in transition: girlfight and real women have curves / Yvonne Tasker --
Private femininity, public femininity: tactical aesthetics in the costume film / Samiha Matin --
Generic gleaning: Agnès Varda, documentary, and the art of salvage / Lucy Fischer --
Gender aesthetics in "male" genres. It's a Mann's world? / Adam Segal --
Up close and personal: faces and names in Casualties of war / Deborah Thomas --
Gender hyperbole and the uncanny in the horror film: The shining / Katie Model --
Genre and gender transnational. Emotion, subjectivity, and the limits of desire: melodrama and modernity in Bombay cinema, 1940s-50s / Ira Bhaskar --
Woman, generic aesthetics, and the vernacular: Huangmei opera films from China to Hong Kong / Xiangyang Chen --
Homoeroticism contained: gender and sexual translation in John Woo's Migration to Hollywood / Vicente Rodriguez Ortega --
Generic "trans-ings": between genres, genders, and sexualities. Trash comes home: gender/genre subversion in the films of John Waters / Derek Kane-Meddock --
Femme fatale or lesbian femme: bound in sexual différance / Chris Straayer --
"The gay cowboy movie": queer masculinity on Brokeback Mountain / Steven Cohan.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Gledhill.


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"A superb collection of essays representing an exceptionally high order of film scholarship: thoughtful, insightful, and well-written. With provocative insights and stellar contributors, the volume Read more...

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