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Queering contemporary French popular cinema

Darren Waldron

Queering contemporary French popular cinema

images and their reception

by Darren Waldron

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Motion picture audiences -- France,
  • Homosexuality and motion pictures -- France,
  • Homosexuality in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDarren Waldron.
    SeriesFraming film -- v. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.F7 W35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606569M
    ISBN 109781433107078
    LC Control Number2009025894

    Darren Waldron is Senior Lecturer in French at The School of Arts, Languages and Culture, The University of Manchester. He is the author of Queering Contemporary French Popular Cinema: images and their reception (Peter Lang ). But generally – as it happens – Contemporary French Cinema is a book that average arthouse cinemagoers in other English speaking countries would have no problems interpellating themselves into: it’s French cinema à la Louis Malle, Diane Kurys, Claude Berri .

      Boyz N the Hood by Joi Carr, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Queering Contemporary French Popular Cinema. Darren Waldron. 01 Nov Author: Joi Carr. This book is the fourth in a series dealing with Latin American film. Contemporary Argentine Cinema () examined Argentine filmmaking since the return to constitutional democracy in and was therefore focused on films that dealt with issues of redemocratization in that country: the abuse of power, authoritarianism, sexual rights, women's issues, and the relationship between current.

    “Rich’s book is both a portal into previous time of queer imagination and a history lesson on how the politics of an era resulted in the cinematic portrayal of the LGBT world as we see it now. New Queer Cinema is a living history ” — Chase Dimock, Lambda Literary Review “[D]aring and insightful. Reflections on Contemporary French Popular Cinema, published in , is the first book to make mainstream French cinema its principal area of interest, as its title explicitly states. Mazdon’s introduction considers how the popular can be defined within a contemporary French cinema context, thereby providing a key text within the field.


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