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Screening the past : memory and nostalgia in cinema

Screening the past : memory and nostalgia in cinema

Author: Pam Cook
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

From Mildred Pierce and Brief Encounter to Raging Bull and In the Mood for Love, this lively and accessible collection explores film culture's obsession with the past, offering searching and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Cook
ISBN: 9780415183741 041518374X 0415183758 9780415183758
OCLC Number: 238808450
Description: XIII, 246 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Rethinking Nostalgia: In the Mood for Love and Far from Heaven.Section 1: Reviewing the Past: History, Gender and Genrec Introduction. Duplicity in Mildred Pierce. Women and the Western. The Pleasures and Perils of Exploitation Films. Section 2: History and Memory in Popular British Cinema. Introduction. Melodrama and the Women's Picture. Mandy: Daughter of Transition. Memory in British Cinema: Brief Encounters Section 3: Stars, Iconoclasm and Identification. Introduction. Stars and Politics. The Gold Diggers. No Fixed Address: The Women's Picture from Outrage to Blue Steel Section 4: Martin Scorsese and Post-classical Nostalgia. Introduction. Masculinity in Crisis? The Last Temptation of Christ. Scorsese's Masquerade . The Age of Innocence Section 5: Reinventing the Past: Costume and Identity. Introduction, Fashion and Sexual Display in 1950s Hollywood. Replicating the Past: Memory and History in Dance with a Stranger. Fictions of Identity: Style, Mimicry and Gender in the Films of Kathryn Bigelow
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