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Genre, gender, race, and world cinema / edited by Julie F. Codell.

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  • ISBN: 9781405132329 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1405132329 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781405132336 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1405132337 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 474 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-474) and index.
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Part I. Genres : ever-changing hybrids ; introduction and further reading. Conclusion : a semantic/syntactic/pragmatic approach to genre / Rick Altman ; Film bodies : gender, genre, and excess / Linda Williams ; The body and Spain : Pedro Almod├│var's All about my mother / Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz ; Enjoy your flight!-Fight club as a symptom of the Network Society / B├╝lent Diken and Carsten Bagge Lausten ; Film and changing technologies / Laura Kipnis ; Postmodern cinema and Hollywood culture in an age of corporate colonization / Carl Boggs and Tom Pollard -- Part II. Genders : more than two ; introduction and further reading. Mobile identities, digital stars, and post cinematic selves / Mary Flanagan ; "Nothing is as it seems" : re-visiting The crying game / Lola Young ; Crying over the melodramatic penis : melodrama and male nudity in films of the 90s / Peter Lehman ; Travels with Sally Potter's Orlando : gender, narrative, movement / Julianne Pidduck ; Body matters : the politics of provocation in Mira Nair's films / Alpana Sharma ; Cowgirl tales / Yvonne Tasker -- Part III. Race : stereotypes and multiple realism ; introduction and further reading. The family changes colour : interracial families in contemporary Hollywood cinema / Nicola Evans ; Black on white : film noir and the epistemology of race in recent African American cinema / Dan Flory ; Becoming Asian American : Chan is missing / Peter X. Feng ; The wedding banquet : global Chinese cinema and the Asian American experience / Gina Marchetti ; Another fine example of the oral tradition? Identification and subversion in Sherman Alexie's Smoke signals / Jhon Warren Gilroy ; Playing Indian in the nineties : Pocahontas and The indian in the cupboard / Pauline Turner Strong ; "You are alright, but--" : individual and collective representations of Mexicans, Latinos, Anglo-Americans and African-Americans in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic / Deborah Shaw -- Part IV. World cinema : joining local and global ; introduction and further reading. Theorizing "third-world" film spectatorshop : the case of Iran and Iranian cinema / Hamid Naficy ; The open image : poetic realism and the new Iranian cinema / Shohini Chaudhuri and Howard Finn ; The seductions of homecoming : place, authenticity and Chen Kaige's Temptress moon / Rey Chow ; Cultural identity and diaspora in contemporary Hong Kong cinema / Julian Stringer ; "And yet my heart is still Indian" : the Bombay film industry and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood / Tejaswini Ganti ; Future past : integrating orality into Francophone West African film / Melissa Thackway.
Subject: Motion pictures > Social aspects
Identity (Psychology) in motion pictures

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