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Feminism at the movies : understanding gender in contemporary popular cinema

2011

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  • Title:
    Feminism at the movies : understanding gender in contemporary popular cinema
  • Description: Introduction. "Re-vision"?: feminist film criticism in the twenty-first century / Hilary Radner and Rebecca Stringer -- Masculinity in question. "The first Bond who bleeds, literally and metaphorically": gendered spectatorship for "pretty boy" action movies / Janet Staiger -- Queer memories and universal emotions: A single man (2009) / Michael DeAngelis -- "Lad flicks": discursive reconstructions of masculinity in popular film / David Hansen-Miller and Rosalind Gill -- Transamerica (2005): the road to the multiplex after new queer cinema / Gary Needham -- New feminine subjects: a space for women? Enchanted (2007) by postfeminism / Yvonne Tasker -- Neoliberal femininity in Miss congeniality (2000) / Yael D. Sherman -- Girls' sexualities in The sisterhood of the traveling pants universe: feminist challenges and missed opportunities / Sarah Projansky -- Michael Clayton (2007): women lawyers betrayed -- again / Taunya Lovell Banks -- Crossing race, crossing sex in Gurinder Chadha's Bend it like Beckham (2002): managing anxiety in multicultural Britain / Mridula Nath Chakraborty -- Speaking the name of the father in the neo-romantic comedy: 13 going on 30 (2004) / Hilary Radner -- Consuming culture(s). -- No country for old women: gendering cinema in conglomerate Hollywood / Rob Schaap -- Music and the woman's film: Sex and the city: the movie (2008) / Peter Stapleton -- Independence at what cost? Economics and female desire in Nicole Holofcener's Friends with money (2006) / Michele Schreiber -- The feminist poetics of Sophia Coppola: spectacle and self-consciousness in Marie Antoinette (2006) / Christina Lane and Nicole Richter -- Relationships, identity and family. "Eggs in many baskets": Juno (2007), Baby mama (2008) and the new intimacies of reproduction / Jane Maree Maher -- Temporarily Kissing Jessica Stein (2001): negotiating (and negating) lesbian sexuality in popular film / Kelly Kessler -- "Die, Bridezilla, die!": Bride wars (2009), wedding envy and chick flicks / Heather Brook -- Extreme parenting: recuperating fatherhood in Steven Spielberg's War of the worlds (2005) / Hannah Hamad -- Gender and violence. Kinship and racist violence in Gina Prince-Bythewood's The secret life of bees (2008) / Ewa Ziarek -- From victim to vigilante: gender, violence and revenge in The brave one (2007) and Hard candy (2005) / Rebecca Stringer -- "When the woman looks": High tension (2003) and the horrors of heteronormativity / Barry Keith Grant.
  • Local Note: acq2012wos
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: ix, 310 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780415895873 (hbk : alk. paper);ISBN 0415895871 (hbk : alk. paper);ISBN 9780415895880 (pbk : alk. paper);ISBN 041589588X (pbk : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Feminism and motion pictures; Feminist films -- History and criticism; Women in motion pictures; Masculinity in motion pictures; Sex role in motion pictures; Motion pictures for women -- United States
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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