Gender: Literary and Cinematic Representation : Selected Papers from the Eleventh Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film

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University Press of Florida, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 138 pages
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Introduction: Gender and Representation, by Jeanne Ruppert American Gigolo: The Male Body Makes an Appearance, of Sorts, by Peter Lehman The Unfashionable Male Subject, by Patricia Mellencamp Gender Representation in Paul Schrader's American Gigolo, by William Luhr Framing and Representation in American Gigolo, by Robert T. Eberwein The Question of Masculinity, by Danae Clark Fellini's 9 1/2, by Teresa de Lauretis Reconstructing the Gaze: Voyeurism in Richardson's Pamela, by Kristina Straub
 
Narrative as Violence, Violence as Patriarchy, Patriarchy as Story-Telling, by Susan Jeffords
Representing Romance: Reading/Writing/Fantasy and the "Liberated" Heroine of Recent Hollywood Films, by Mimi White
 
Foreign L(anguish), Mother Tongue: Concepts of Language in Contemporary Feminist Science Fiction, by Annegret J. Weimer
Jeanne Ruppert is an editor for the Florida Legislature and teaches editing at Florida State University.
 

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Contents

GENDER AND REPRESENTATION
1
AN APPEARANCE OF SORTS
8
THE UNFASHIONABLE MALE SUBJECT
17
GENDER REPRESENTATION
25
FRAMING AND REPRESENTATION
33
THE QUESTION OF MASCULINITY
41
FELLINIS 912
51
VIOLENCE AS PATRIARCHY
82
INDEX
133
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