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Title Gender meets genre in postwar cinemas / edited by Christine Gledhill.
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN1995.9.S47 G46 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Sex role in motion pictures.
Motion pictures and women.
Feminism and motion pictures.
Film genres.
Women in motion pictures.
Men in motion pictures.
Related Names Gledhill, Christine.
ISBN 9780252036613 (cloth)
0252036611 (cloth)
9780252078316 (pbk.)
0252078314 (pbk.)
OCLC number 719427890