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British women's cinema [electronic resource] / edited by Melanie Bell and Melanie Williams.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (238 p.)
Series:
British popular cinema.
British popular cinema
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Subjects:
Women in motion pictures.
Motion pictures for women -- Great Britain.
Feminist films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Feminism and motion pictures -- Great Britain.
Women motion picture producers and directors -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
British Women's Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British 'chick flick'.
Contents:
The hour of the cuckoo : reclaiming the British woman's film / Melanie Bell and Mealnie Williams
Pictures, romance and luxury : women and British cinema in the 1910s and 1920s / Nathalie Morris
'Twenty million people can't be wrong' : Anna Neagle and popular British stardom / Josephine Dolan and Sarah Street
The Hollywood woman's film and British audiences : a case study of Bette Davis and Now, Voyager / Mark Glancy
Ingénues, lovers, wives and mothers : the 1940s career trajectories of Googie Withers and Phyllis Calvert / Brian McFarlane
A landscape of desire : Cornwall as romantic setting in Love story and Ladies in lavender / Rachel Moseley
'A prize collection of familiar feminine types' : the female group film in 1950s British cinema / Melanie Bell
Swinging femininity, 1960s transnational style / Marcia Landy
The British women's picture : methodology, agency and performance in the 1970s / Sue Harper
'The Hollywood formula has been infected': the post-punk female meets the woman's film, Breaking glass / Claire Monk
'It's been emotional' : reassessing the contemporary British woman's film / Justine Ashby
Not to be looked at : older women in recent British cinema / Imelda Whelehan
Selective filmography / Melanie Bell and Melanie Williams.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
Contributor:
Bell, Melanie.
Williams, Melanie.
ISBN:
1-135-23193-1
1-282-31531-5
9786612315312
0-203-87200-2
OCLC:
466441542