• Straight Skin, Gay Masks and Pretending to be Gay on Screen book cover

    Straight Skin, Gay Masks and Pretending to be Gay on Screen

    1st Edition

    By Gilad Padva

    Straight Skin, Gay Masks and Pretending to Be Gay on Screen examines cinematic depictions of pretending-to-be-gay, assessing performances that reflect heteronormative and explicitly homophobic attitudes, but also offer depictions of gay selfhood with more nuanced multidirectional identifications.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge
    Research in Sexualities

  • Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas book cover

    Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebeca Maseda García, María José Gámez Fuentes, Barbara Zecchi

    Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas rethinks the intersection between violence and its gendered representation. This is a groundbreaking contribution to the international debate on the cinematic construction of gender-based violence. With essays from diverse cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Biopics of Women book cover

    Biopics of Women

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    This book is an accessible overview of biographical fiction films of women. Structured around four of the most popular subjects of female biopics: queens and political figures; entertainers, writers; and subjects of current affairs. While the biopic is commonly accepted as a deeply conservative…

    Paperback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Actresses and Mental Illness: Histrionic Heroines book cover

    Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema book cover

    The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    The Nasty Woman and the Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema puts forward the theoretical notion of the ‘nasty woman’ as a means of examining female protagonists in contemporary culture and cinema, particularly films directed by women. The phrase is taken from an insult thrown at Hillary Clinton…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Bande de Filles: Girlhood Identities in Contemporary France book cover

    Bande de Filles

    Girlhood Identities in Contemporary France, 1st Edition

    By Frances Smith

    Few films in the twenty-first century have represented coming-of-age with the beauty and brutality of Bande de Filles (or Girlhood). This book provides an in-depth examination of Céline Sciamma’s film, focusing on its portrayal of female adolescence in contemporary Paris. Motivated by the absence…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Contemporary Femme Fatale: Gender, Genre and American Cinema book cover

    The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action: A Different Tune book cover

    Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action

    A Different Tune, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Howell

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score as the means by which masculinities not seen—or heard—before become a part of post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies book cover

    Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies

    1st Edition

    By Ariane M. Balizet

    A modern-day Taming of the Shrew that concludes at a high school prom. An agoraphobic Olivia from Twelfth Night sending video dispatches from her bedroom. A time-traveling teenager finding romance in the house of Capulet. Shakespeare and Girls’ Studies posits that Shakespeare in popular culture is…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic book cover

    Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This book provides the first in-depth and sustained examination of women in African cinema. Films by women from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • American Pie: The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy book cover

    American Pie

    The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    American Pie represents the most commercially successful example of the vulgar teen comedy, and this book analyses the film's development, audience-appeal and cultural significance. American Pie (1999) is a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – the vulgar teen comedy.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

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