• 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 – 2020-02-25
    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 – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • 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

  • Queercore: Queer Punk Media Subculture book cover

    Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture, 1st Edition

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Queer European Cinema: Queering Cinematic Time and Space book cover

    Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry: Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality book cover

    Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Masculinity, War and Violence book cover

    Masculinity, War and Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann-Dorte Christensen, Palle Rasmussen

    Addressing the relationship between masculinity, war, and violence, this book covers these themes broadly and across different disciplines. These analyses are located at different levels: public policies at the macro level; resistance and independence movements at the meso level; and masculine…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India: Globalizing Muscular Nationalism book cover

    Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics. …

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: A Freedom Incomplete book cover

    Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema

    A Freedom Incomplete, 1st Edition

    By Srimati Mukherjee

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women’s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History book cover

    The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History, 1st Edition

    By Alison L. McKee

    This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman’s films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman’s film and other form of cinematic melodrama have often been understood as positioning themselves outside history, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Gender and Humor: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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