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Stars - The Film Reader

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Title: Stars - The Film Reader
Author: Fischer, Lucy
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Description: Stars: The Film Reader brings together key writings and new perspectives on stars and stardom in cinema, addressing questions of production, labour and circulation, and examining neglected areas of study such as the Avant-Garde star, the non-American stars, and the question of ethnicity. Grouped in thematic sections, the articles explore key issues and developments in the study of stardom, providing a comprehensive overview of stardom across the world and in different genres and media.

Contents: Part One: Re-Forming the Star Canon, Chapter 1 Labour and the Commodity Form, Chapter 2 Marlene: Modernity, and the Biopic, Chapter 3 Action Movie Hysteria, or Eastwood Bound, Part Two: The European and Asian Popular Cinema Star, Chapter 4 Negotiating Exoticism: Hollywood, Film Europe and the Cultural Reception of Anna May Wong, Chapter 5 Sophia Loren, Italian Icon, Chapter 6 Reigning Stars: The Political Career of South Indian Cinema, Chapter 7 Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of the Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture, Part Three: The Avant-Garde and Underground Star, Chapter 8 Performance and Persona in the U.S Avant-Garde: The Case of Maya Deren, Chapter 9 Camping with Lady Divine: Star Persona and Parody, Part Four: Race, Ethnicity and the American Star, Chapter 10 Stars and Ethnicity: Hollywood and the United States, 1932-51, Chapter 11 Hollywood Exoticism, Chapter 12 Paul Robeson: Crossing Over, Chapter 13 Opera and Popular CUlture: The Case of Mario Lanza, Part Five: The Network Television Star Chapter 14 Roseanne: The Unruly Woman as Domestic Goddess, Chapter 15 C'mon Girl: Operah Winfrey and the Discourse of Feminine Talk, Chapter 16 The Moving Image in Crisis

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 05/02/2004
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780415278935
Publishing status: Indent (4-6 weeks)
Stars - The Film Reader