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Visible Evidence #04: Home Movies and Other Necessary Fictions
Visible Evidence #04: Home Movies and Other Necessary Fictions
by Michelle Citron
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Two decades ago, a father gave his daughter shoeboxes stuffed with old home movies. The daughter, a filmmaker, appropriated these family images, folding them into a film about mothers and daughters. The film, in turn, infiltrated the life of the family... (read more)

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Detecting Women: Gender and the Hollywood Detective Film
Detecting Women: Gender and the Hollywood Detective Film
by Philippa Gates
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Looking at about 300 films, Gates (film studies, Wilfrid Laurier U., Ontario) explores the female detective character from her pre-cinematic origins in 19th-cetury detective fiction through the history of Hollywood cinema, focusing on the periods 1929-... (read more)

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Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema
Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema
by Yvonne Tasker
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Whether analysing the rise of films centred around female friendships or the entrance of pop stars such as Whitney Houston and Madonna into film, Working Girls is an authoritative investigation of the presence of women both as filmmakers and actors in... (read more)

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Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
by Susan J Douglas
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Where the Girls Are is about the confusing and contradictory images of women in American pop culture. Media critic Susan J. Douglas looks back at the television programs, popular music, advertising, and nightly news reports of the past four decades to... (read more)

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Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film
Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film
by Peter C Rollins
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All too often Hollywood portrays Native Americans either as bloodthirsty savages, ever ready to scalp the innocent and pure, or as noble shamans, calmly sharing their accumulated wisdom with the white man. Rarely has the Indian's own view of himself or... (read more)

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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate)
Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate)
by Richard Corliss
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andlt;bandgt;FROM THE COZY ALL-AMERICAN MOM TO THE TERRIFYING andlt;I andgt;MOMMIE DEARESTandlt;/Iandgt; OR THE PROTECTIVE SIGOURNEY WEAVER IN andlt;I andgt;ALIENSandlt;/Iandgt;, WHEN IT COMES TO MOTHERS ON THE SILVER SCREEN, IT TAKES ALL KINDS.andlt... (read more)

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Russians in Hollywood, Hollywood's Russians: Biography of an Image
Russians in Hollywood, Hollywood's Russians: Biography of an Image
by Harlow Robinson
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This book is the first look at the colorful yet largely unknown story of Russian emigres who worked in the American film industry, and the representation of Russians and Soviets in Hollywood movies. Among the artists who gravitated towards Hollywood in... (read more)

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Visions of the East: Orientalism in Film
Visions of the East: Orientalism in Film
by Matthew Bernstein
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The Sheik. Pépé le Moko. Casablanca. Aladdin. Some of the most popular and frequently discussed titles in movie history are imbued with orientalism, the politically-charged way in which western artists have represented gender, race, and... (read more)

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Gender & German Cinema #1: Feminist Interventions
Gender & German Cinema #1: Feminist Interventions
by Sandra Frieden
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International film has received some of its most original impulses from German film makers however the works by women directors in German speaking countries have been largely ignored in spite of the important social, political and historical issues they... (read more)

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He's All Man
He's All Man
by John M Clum
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""He's All Man" is John M. Clum's insightful, biting and characteristically humorous analysis of the central myths of American manhood that have been propagated by Hollywood films and dramatized by our major playwrights. In the politically incorrect way... (read more)

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The Sexual Subject: Screen Reader in Sexuality
The Sexual Subject: Screen Reader in Sexuality
by Screen
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The Sexual Subject brings together writing on sexuality which has appeared in DEGREESScreen over the past two decades. It reflects the journal's continuing engagement with questions of sexuality and signification in the cinema, an engagement which has... (read more)

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Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood
by Donald Bogle
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In Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, Donald Bogle tells-for the first time-the story of a place both mythic and real: Black Hollywood. Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a... (read more)

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Cinemas of the Black Diaspora: Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality (Contemporary Film and Television)
Cinemas of the Black Diaspora: Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality (Contemporary Film and Television)
by Michael T Martin
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This volume provides a global survey of the plurality of cinematic traditions and film practices in the black diaspora. It revisits and elaborates several of the themes addressed in the anthology Black Frames: Critical Perspectives on Black Independent... (read more)

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Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video
Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video
by Phyllis R Klotman
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Struggles for Representation examines over 300 non-fiction films by more than 150 African American film/videomakers and includes an extensive filmography, bibliography, and excerpts from interviews with film/videomakers. In eleven original essays... (read more)

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Soldiers' Stories: Military Women in Cinema and Television Since World War II
Soldiers' Stories: Military Women in Cinema and Television Since World War II
by Yvonne Tasker
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From Skirts Ahoy! to M*A*S*H, Private Benjamin, G.I. Jane, and JAG, films and television shows have grappled with the notion that military women are contradictory figures, unable to be both effective soldiers and appropriately feminine. In Soldiers’... (read more)

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Alice Doesnt: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema
Alice Doesnt: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema
by Teresa De Lauretis
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"There is hardly a page in this collection of hard-thought and brilliantly written essays that does not yield some new insight." --Hayden White ..". de Lauretis's writing is brisk and refreshingly lucid." --International Film... (read more)

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The ST. James Women Filmmakers Encyclopedia
The ST. James Women Filmmakers Encyclopedia
by Amy L. (edt) Unterburger
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An amended version of (1998, St. James Press), this trade edition focuses solely on the filmmakers and expands their entries. Entries for 200 film directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, art directors, costume designers, and... (read more)

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Cinematernity: Film, Motherhood, Genre
Cinematernity: Film, Motherhood, Genre
by Lucy Fischer
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Noting that motherhood is a common metaphor for film production, Lucy Fischer undertakes the first investigation of how the topic of motherhood presents itself throughout a wide range of film genres. Until now discussions of maternity have focused mainly... (read more)

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Spectacular Bodies; Gender, Genre and the Action Cinema (Comedia)
Spectacular Bodies; Gender, Genre and the Action Cinema (Comedia)
by Yvonne Tasker
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While films such as "Rambo, Thelma and Louise and "Basic Instinct have operated as major points of cultural reference in recent years, popular action cinema remains neglected within contemporary film criticism. <BR> "Spectacular Bodies unravels the... (read more)

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Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 (George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies)
Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 (George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies)
by Judith Weisenfeld
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From the earliest years of sound film in America, Hollywood studios and independent producers of "race films" for black audiences created stories featuring African American religious practices. In the first book to examine how the movies constructed... (read more)

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