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Rogues, romance, and exoticism in French cinema of the 1930s

Colleen. Kennedy-Karpat

c2013

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  • Title:
    Rogues, romance, and exoticism in French cinema of the 1930s
  • Author: Colleen. Kennedy-Karpat
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgments; Exoticism in 1930s France: The Colonial and Beyond; Part One. MEN OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM; Ch01. Jean Gabin, le Cafard, and Western Solidarity; Ch02. Assimilation Anxiety and Rogue Colons; Part Two. ROMANCING THE EXOTIC; Ch03. Tragedy and Triumph for Interracial Love; Ch04. Métissage and Cultural Repatriation; Part Three. FRANCE IMAGINES THE FAR EAST; Ch05. Shanghai Fantasies and the Geishas of Joinville; Ch06. Sessue Hayakawa's French Resurrection, 1936-1939; Exoticism in Transition; Annotated Filmography: A Guide to Exoticist Films, 1930-1939; Bibliography; Index
    About the Author
    Empire alone cannot contain the range of the exoticist imaginary in French fiction cinemaof the 1930s. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930sproposes a critical framework for exoticist cinema that subsumes and exceeds colonialterritory, analyzing the recurring figures, common settings, major stars, key plot devices,and narrative outcomes that dominated exoticist cinema at its popular peak.
  • Publication Date: c2013
  • Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (231 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-299-38642-3;ISBN 1-61147-614-3
  • Subjects: Exoticism in motion pictures; Love in motion pictures; Masculinity in motion pictures; Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century; Outsiders in motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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