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  1. Women Filmmakers

    Refocusing

    Edited by Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, Valerie Raoul

    This wide-ranging volume of new work brings together women filmmakers and critics who speak about what has changed over the past twenty years. Including such filmmakers as Margarethe von Trotta, Deepa Mehta, and Pratibha Parmar, and such critics as E. Ann Kaplan, this comprehensive volume...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Masculinity

    Bodies, Movies, Culture

    Edited by Peter Lehman

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    Lehman brings together new work on masculinity in film by established film scholars, new academics, performance artists, and cultural critics. The essays analyze trends from the role of gay men in saving heterosexuality to the emergence of new queer cinema....

    Published May 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Flaming Classics

    Queering the Film Canon

    By Alexander Doty

    This lively, opinionated, and playful look at the movies is a must-read for film buffs, and for anyone interested in gender, sexuality, and popular culture. One thing's for sure. After reading Flaming Classics you'll know you're definitely not in Kansas anymore....

    Published May 7th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Black Women Film and Video Artists

    Edited by Jacqueline Bobo

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Working Girls

    Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema

    By Yvonne Tasker

    Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities. Whether analysing the rise...

    Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Looking for the Other

    Feminism, Film and the Imperial Gaze

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    What happens when white people look at non-whites? What happens when the gaze is returned? Looking for the Other responds to criticisms leveled at white feminist film theory of the 1970s and 1980s for its neglect of issues to do with race. It focuses attention on the male gaze across cultures, as...

    Published March 5th 1997 by Routledge

  7. The Queening of America

    By David Van Leer

    Since at least the end of the nineteenth century, gay culture - its humour, its icons, its desires - has been alive and sometimes even visible in the midst of straight American society. David Van Leer puts forward here a series of readings that aim to identify what he calls the "queening" of...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Routledge

  8. Immortal, Invisible

    Lesbians and the Moving Image

    By Tamsin Wilton

    Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image is the first collection to bring together leading film-makers, academics and activists to discuss films by, for and about lesbians and queer women. The contributors debate the practice of lesbian and queer film-making, from the queer cinema of...

    Published January 18th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Lost Angels

    Psychoanalysis and Cinema

    By Vicky Lebeau

    Re-reading Freud's writing on femininity, fantasy and social identification, Lost Angels expands the psychoanalytic framework within which contemporary debates regarding fantasy and spectatorship have been taking place. Vicky Lebeau takes Freud's preoccupation with femininity and feminine fantasy...

    Published November 23rd 1994 by Routledge

  10. The Female Grotesque

    Risk, Excess and Modernity

    By Mary Russo

    The grotesque - the exagggerated, the deformed, the monstrous - has been a well-considered subject for students of comparative literature and art. In a major addition to the literature of art, cultural criticism and feminist studies, Mary Russo re-examines the grotesque in the light of gender,...

    Published November 17th 1994 by Routledge