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Representations of femininity in American genre cinema

David Greven

Representations of femininity in American genre cinema

the woman"s film, film noir, and modern horror

by David Greven

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby David Greven
Classifications
LC Classificationsn-us---, PN1995.9.W6 G745 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384171M
LC Control Number2010037447

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