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Katharine Hepburn Star as Feminist

ISBN-10: 0231132778

ISBN-13: 9780231132770

Edition: 2004

Authors: Andrew Britton, Robin Wood, Andrew Britton

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The late Andrew Britton offers a feminist reading of Hepburn's films, arguing that her persona raises problems about class, female sexuality and women's oppression which strain to the limits the conventions of a bourgeois cinema.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Robin Wood is a founding editor of CineActionand author of Hitchcock's Films Revisited(Revised Edition, Columbia, 2002) and Sexual Politics and Narrative Film(Columbia, 1998). He is professor emeritus at York University and the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Cinema Studies.

Foreword
Why Hepburn?
An American Princess
Publicity
Fathers and Daughters
Gender and Bisexuality
The Female Community
Stars and Genre
Hepburn and Tracy
The Old Maid
A Note on Crying
Epilogue: The Star as Monument
Filmography
Bibliography
Programme Notes
Index