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Screening the Dark Side of Love free pdf This edited collection unpicks the ways in which love can be understood globally as a problematic and often violent transgression rather than the narrative of 'happy endings' that Classical Hollywood has offered. Its engagement with varying methodologies of history, textual analysis, psychoanalytic models and cultural critique ensures that the edition will be useful for courses taught across the globe on film, television and popular culture. The collection comprises of international scholars who engage with films that have been made from the margins to the mainstream of cinema to explore issues surrounding gender identity and spectatorship.

About Karen A. Ritzenhoff

KAREN A. RITZENHOFF is a Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University, USA, and a member of the Program for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She teaches courses on women and film, mass media, film history, visual communication, American cinema and television production. She is co-editor of Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World (2009) as well as co-editor of Leiden, Trauma, Folter: Bildkulturen des Irakkriegs,' Augenblick: Marburger Hefte zur Medienwissenschaft (2011), a special issue of the Marburg Journal of Media Studies. Her article on Lisbeth Salander as the 'Final Girl' in the Swedish Girl Who films is included in Donna King and Carrie Lee Smith's (eds.). Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Kick Their Ass: Feminist Perspectives on Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy (2012). KAREN RANDELL is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies at Southampton Solent University, UK. Her research interests are in film, gender, trauma and war. She is co-editor of Screen Methods: Comparative Readings in Film Studies (2006), The War Body on Screen (2008) and Reframing 9/11: Film, Popular Culture and the 'War on Terror' (2010). Randell is also published in Screen (2003), Art in the Age of Terrorism (2005), The Journal of Cinema Studies (2011) and Generation Zombie (2011). She is currently writing a monograph on Lon Chaney Snr.

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Author : Karen A. Ritzenhoff
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 25 September 2012
ISBN : 0230341543
EAN : 9780230341548
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 282 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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