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Transgression In Anglo American Cinema

Author : Joel Gwynne
ISBN : 023117604X
Genre : Performing Arts
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Sexuality within mainstream Hollywood cinema features primarily in comedy or rom-com genres, where lightness of tone permits audience engagement with what would otherwise be difficult affective terrain. Focusing on marginal productions in Anglo-American contexts, this collection explores the gendered dynamics of sex and the body, particularly embodied deviations from normative cultural scripts. It explores transgressions acted through and written on the body, and the ways in which corporeality inscribes gender discourse and reflects cultural and institutional power. Films analyzed include Mysterious Skin (2004), Shame (2011), Nymphomaniac (2013), and Dallas Buyers Club (2013). Navigating queer politics, taboo fantasy, body modification, fetishism, sex addiction, and underage sex, essays problematize understandings of adult agency, childhood innocence, and healthy desire, locating sex and gender as sites of oppression, liberation, and resistance.

New Queer Cinema

Author : B. Ruby Rich
ISBN : 9780822354284
Genre : Performing Arts
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Presenting Rich's new thoughts on the new queer cinema (NQC), this volume also brings together the best of her writing on the NQC.

Bible And Cinema

Author : Adele Reinhartz
ISBN : 9781134627011
Genre : Religion
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This is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which the Bible has been used and represented in mainstream cinema. Adele Reinhartz considers the pervasive use of the Bible in feature films, and the medium of film as part of the Bible’s reception history. The book examines how films draw on the Old and New Testament and the figure of Jesus Christ in various direct and indirect ways to develop their plots, characters, and themes. As well as movies that set out explicitly to retell biblical stories in their ancient context, it explores the ways in which contemporary, fictional feature films make use of biblical narrative. Topics covered include: how filmmakers make use of scripture to address and reflect their own time and place. the Bible as a vehicle through which films can address social and political issues, reflect human experiences and emotions, explore existential issues such as evil and death, and express themes such as destruction and redemption. the role of the Bible as a source of ethics and morality, and how this connection is both perpetuated and undermined in a range of contemporary Hollywood films. films that create an experience of transcendence, and the ways in which the Bible figures in that experience. Reinhartz offers insightful analysis of numerous films including The Ten Commandments and The Shawshank Redemption, paying attention to visual and aural elements as well as plot, character, and dialogue. Students will find this an invaluable guide to a growing field.

Crossing Sex And Gender In Latin America

Author : Vek Lewis
ISBN : 9780230104020
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This book seeks to evaluate the way gender crossing figures are represented in a selection of contemporary Latin American literary and cinematic texts produced over two decades (1985-2005).

How To Become A Porn Director

Author : Nick Ryder
ISBN : 1589090853
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Finally a simple how-to-guide on filming your own porn video. This easy, step-by-step guide, walks you through the basics of making and directing an amateur porn video without having a Hollywood budget. Chapters include: Equipment on a Bare Skin Budget, Woodsmen & Nymph's; Lights, Cameras, Sex and much, much more. If you have ever dreamed of becoming a porn director or just wanted to make a sexy amateur video this book is for you. Packed full of tips, tricks and techniques this guide can help jump start your porn directing career.

Masculinities Gender Relations And Sport

Author : Jim McKay
ISBN : 076191272X
Genre : Social Science
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Exploring the more sophisticated and nuanced perspectives that have emerged on the study of gender, men and sport, this book considers three central questions: how can the study of maculinities in sport be integrated with critical feminist studies; how can researchers deal with the tendency in critical sport sociology to overemphasize negative outcomes; and how the study of masculinity and gender can best be consolidated with analyses of race and ethnicity, social class and sexual orientation. The book concludes with a discussion of the ways in which the dominant forms of gender relations in sport are being contested and transformed.

Sex And Sexuality In Latin America

Author : Daniel Balderston
ISBN : 9780814712894
Genre : Psychology
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Organized around three central themes - control and repression; the politics and culture of resistance; and sexual transgression as affirmation of marginalized identity - this intriguing collection will challenge and inform conceptions of Latin American sexuality.

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