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Representations of femininity in American genre cinema the woman's film, film noir, and modern horror /

The theme of female transformation informs the Hollywood representation of femininity from the studio era to the present. Whether it occurs physically, emotionally, or on some other level, transformation allows female protagonists to negotiate their own complex desires and to resist the compulsory m...

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Main Author: Greven, David.
Other Authors: Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Physical Description: pages cm.