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by Sarah Harwood

Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Author: Sarah Harwood
ISBN: 0312165544
ISBN13: 978-0312165543
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (July 1, 1997)
Pages: 280
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Family Fictions explores images and narratives of the family in recent Hollywood . Authors: Harwood, Sarah. Family Representations: The Family in Crisis.

Family Fictions explores images and narratives of the family in recent Hollywood cinema. This is the first in-depth analysis of this important topic which explores how problematic representations of the family were in a period when the family was a pivotal political and social issue. eBook 39,99 €. price for Finland (gross).

Family Fictions book. Sarah Harwood argues that Hollywood cinema engaged in debates over the 'crisis in the family' in intense and complex ways, both feeding and resisting dominant social mythologies. In a fascinating analysis of films as diverse as Airplane! and Terms of Endearment, Family Fictions maps the functions, paradoxes and pleasures of familial representations in recent times.

Family Fictions - Representitives of Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema . This book explores how problematic representations of the family were in a period when the family was a pivotal political and social issue.

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5 ‘Backlash patriarch or the new man? The role of the father’ and pp. 184-185 ‘The nineties father: romance and parthenogenesis’. Sarah Harwood, Jo Campling.

Family fictions: representations of the family in 1980s Hollywood cinema. Postcolonialism and Androgyny: The Performance Art of Grace Jones. The themes, stereotypes and iconography associated with the genre are explored through detailed discussion of film examples. Films are also situated in relation to the particular context of production and consumption associated with 'new Hollywood', including genre hybrids, the blockbuster as a form and the importance of new forms of distribution such as home video.

More specifically, there has not been an examination of the family as seen in movies targeted towards the teen . Family Fictions: Representations of the Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema.

More specifically, there has not been an examination of the family as seen in movies targeted towards the teen audience. This thesis includes a sample of the 90 top-grossing teen movies made during the 1980s, 1990s, and the 2000s (2000-2007) and includes a total of 139 different families.

Family Fictions: Representations of the Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema. Must Go Home: The New Family in American Cinema. Journal of Popular Film and Television 1. (1983): 79-85. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997. This frame allows for a fruitful and nuanced discussion of the cultural function of cinematic violence across the twentieth century

Family Fictions: Representations of the Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema. This frame allows for a fruitful and nuanced discussion of the cultural function of cinematic violence across the twentieth century it makes an important contribution to contemporary understandings of on-screen violence.

An overriding 2 Sarah Harwood, Family Fictions: Representations of the Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema (Basingstoke; London: Macmillan, 1997), . nn Kaplan, Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama (London; New York: Routledge, 1992). 2 Devils and Monsters Claire Jenkins concern of ‘women’s’ films, about motherhood, is the restoration of a mother who may have transgressed her ‘natural’ position, into a happy, nuclear family

Hollywood usually depicts Russians as gangsters, spies, hackers, mad . From the end of the 1980s, when immigration to America began, the subject of choice and cultural differences in the two countries was very popular i. .

Hollywood usually depicts Russians as gangsters, spies, hackers, mad scientists, and heavy vodka drinkers. But Russian films featuring Americans also have many stereotypes. From the end of the 1980s, when immigration to America began, the subject of choice and cultural differences in the two countries was very popular in cinema.

Family Fictions explores images and narratives of the family in recent Hollywood cinema. This is the first in-depth analysis of this important topic which explores how problematic representations of the family were in a period when the family was a pivotal political and social issue. Through close textual analysis of the biggest box-office hits of recent years, this book demonstrates the volatility of family representations and the instability of its narrative and ideological functions. Well-known films discussed, include Kramer versus Kramer, E.T. and Look Who's Talking.
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