Women & Film
Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - 272 pages
"Written with unequivocal enthusiasm for film, feminism and theory, "Women and Film" is a welcome and useful guide to a complex area."--"The Arts"
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The classical and contemporary Hollywood cinema
Blonde Venus 1932i
The struggle for control over the female discourse and female
Forms of phallic domination in the contemporary Hollywood
The avantgardes in Europe and the USA
Silence as female resistance in Marguerite Durass Nathalie
Von Trottas Marianne
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