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  1. 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 18th 1994 by Routledge

  2. Queer Looks

    By Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson

    Queer Looks is a collection of writing by video artists, filmmakers, and critics which explores the recent explosion of lesbian and gay independent media culture. A compelling compilation of artists' statements and critical theory, producer interviews and image-text works, this anthology...

    Published September 20th 1993 by Routledge

  3. The Monstrous-Feminine

    Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis

    By Barbara Creed

    Series: Popular Fictions Series

    In almost all critical writings on the horror film, woman is conceptualised only as victim. In The Monstrous-Feminine Barbara Creed challenges this patriarchal view by arguing that the prototype of all definitions of the monstrous is the female reproductive body.With close reference to a number of...

    Published September 9th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Perversions

    Deviant Readings by Mandy Merck

    By Mandy Merck

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 14th 1993 by Routledge

  5. Male Subjectivity at the Margins

    By Kaja Silverman

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 22nd 1992 by Routledge

  6. Feminism Without Women

    Culture and Criticism in a "Postfeminist" Age

    By Tania Modleski

    In a series of essays scrutinizing feminist and post-structuralists positions, Tania Modleski examines "the myth of postfeminism" and its operation in popular culture, especially popular film and cultural studies. (First published in 1991.)...

    Published September 20th 1991 by Routledge

  7. Femmes Fatales

    By Mary Ann Doane

    A major work of feminist film criticism examining questions of sexual difference, the female body and the female spectator through a discussion of such figures as Pabst's Lulu and Rita Hayworth's Gilda....

    Published August 22nd 1991 by Routledge

  8. In a Lonely Street

    Film Noir, Genre, Masculinity

    By Frank Krutnik

    Taking issue with many orthodox views of Film Noir, Frank Krutnik argues for a reorientation of this compulsively engaging area of Hollywood cultural production. Krutnik recasts the films within a generic framework and draws on recent historical and theoretical research to examine both the...

    Published August 8th 1991 by Routledge

  9. What a Man's Gotta Do

    The Masculine Myth in Popular Culture

    By Anthony Easthope

    What is masculinity? Drawing on psychoanalysis and an understanding of ideology, Easthope shows how the masculine myth forces men to try to be masculine and only masculine, denying their feminine side. In an original contribution to the understanding of gender, he analyzes masculinity as it is...

    Published September 15th 1990 by Routledge

  10. Psychoanalysis and Cinema

    Edited by E. Ann Kaplan

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    These fifteen carefully chosen essays by well-known scholars demonstrate the vitality and variety of psychoanalytic film criticism, as well as the crucial role feminist theory has played in its development. Among the films discussed are Duel in the Sun, The Best Years of Our Lives, Three Faces of...

    Published December 28th 1989 by Routledge