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Motherhood misconceived : representing the maternal in U.S. films / edited by Heather Addison, Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly, Elaine Roth
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ759 .M8745 2009    DUE 06-14-14 OFF CAMPUS
Subject(s) Motherhood -- United States
Motherhood in motion pictures
Sex role in motion pictures
Physical Description xi, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pregnant body and/as smoking gun: reviewing the evidence of Fargo / Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly -- Mother's day: taking the mother out of motherhood in The Thrill of it all / Tamar Jeffers McDonald -- Not exactly according to the rules: pregnancy and motherhood in Sugar & spice / Madonne M. Miner -- Modernizing mother: the maternal figure in early Hollywood / Heather Addison -- "Whose baby are you?'': mother/daughter discourse in the star images of Mary Pickford and Joan Crawford / Gaylyn Studlar -- "You just hate men!'': maternal sexuality and the nuclear family in Gas, food, lodging / Elaine Roth -- Hollywood's "moms'' and postwar America / Mike Chopra-Gant -- Alfred Hitchcock and the phobic maternal body / Mun-Hou Lo -- Paranoia, cold surveillance, and the maternal gaze: reconsidering the "absent mother'' in Ordinary people / Mark Harper -- Scream, popular culture, and feminism's third wave : "I'm not my mother'' / Kathleen Rowe Karlyn -- Great ladies and guttersnipes: class and the representation of southern mothers in Hollywood films / Aimee Berger -- "Don't say mammy'': Camille Billops's meditations on Black motherhood / Janet K. Cutler -- From dad to mom: transgendered motherhood in Transamerica / Mary M. Dalton
Alternate Author Addison, Heather
Goodwin-Kelly, Mary Kate, 1971-
Roth, Elaine, 1968-

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