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Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema An Anthology

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ISBN-10: 1405132337

ISBN-13: 9781405132336

Edition: 2006

Authors: Julie F. Codell

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This anthology is geared towards course use, and covers key concepts in film studies through analysis of important films from American, Asian, European and African cinema.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 484
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

General Introduction: Film and Identities
Genres: Ever-changing Hybrids
Introduction and Further Reading
Conclusion: A Semantic/Syntactic/Pragmatic Approach to Genre
Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess
The Body and Spain: Pedro Almodovar's All About My Mother
Enjoy Your Fight! - Fight Club as a Symptom of the Network Society
Film and Changing Technologies
Postmodern Cinema and Hollywood Culture in an Age of Corporate Colonization
Genders: More than Two
Introduction and Further Reading
Mobile Identities, Digital Stars, and Post Cinematic Selves
"Nothing Is as It Seems": Re-viewing The Crying Game
Crying over the Melodramatic Penis: Melodrama and Male Nudity in Films of the 90s
Travels with Sally Potter's Orlando: Gender, Narrative, Movement
Body Matters: The Politics of Provocation in Mira Nair's Films
Cowgirl Tales
Race: Stereotypes and Multiple Realisms
Introduction and Further Reading
The Family Changes Colour: Interracial Families in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Black on White: Film Noir and the Epistemology of Race in Recent African American Cinema
Becoming Asian American: Chan Is Missing
The Wedding Banquet: Global Chinese Cinema and the Asian American Experience
Another Fine Example of the Oral Tradition? Identification and Subversion in Sherman Alexie's Smoke Signals
Playing Indian in the Nineties: Pocahontas and The Indian in the Cupboard
"You Are Alright, But...": Individual and Collective Representations of Mexicans, Latinos, Anglo-Americans and African-Americans in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic
World Cinema: Joining Local and Global
Introduction and Further Reading
Theorizing "Third-World" Film Spectatorship: The Case of Iran and Iranian Cinema
The Open Image: Poetic Realism and the New Iranian Cinema
The Seductions of Homecoming: Place, Authenticity and Chen Kaige's Temptress Moon
Cultural Identity and Diaspora in Contemporary Hong Kong Cinema
"And Yet My Heart Is Still Indian": The Bombay Film Industry and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood
Future Past: Integrating Orality into Francophone West African Film