Heroism and gender in war films /

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Other Authors: Ritzenhoff, Karen A. (Editor), Kazecki, Jakub (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Historical leaders and celebrities: their role in mythmaking in the cinema. Mary pickford's WWI patriotism: a feminine approach to wartime mythical Americanness / Clémentine Tholas-Disset
  • The reluctant hero: negotiating war memory with modern-day myths in Passchendaele / Janis L. Goldie
  • A hero or a villain, a terrorist or a liberator? the filmic representations of Gavrilo Princip since the late 1960s / Tara Karajica
  • Hollywood's war myths in the 1940s and 1950s. No women! only brothers: propaganda, studio politics, and the fighting 69th / Rochelle Sara Miller
  • The postwar anxiety of the American pin-up: William Wyler's The best years of our lives / Lesley C. Pleasant
  • Ideologies, nationality, and war memory . Germany's heroic victims: the cinematic redemption of the Wehrmacht soldier on the Eastern Front / Brian E. Crim
  • Balls and bullets: a people's humor as an aesthetic stratagem in Golpe de estadio / Claudia Aburto Guzmán
  • From saviors to rapists: G.I.s, women, and children in Korean war films / Hye Seung Chung
  • Men, women and trauma: heroes and anti-heroes. I don't know how she lives with this kitchen the way it is: military heroism, gender, and race in Brothers (2004 and 2009) / Debra White-Stanley
  • The gendered geometry of war in Kathryn Bigelow's The hurt locker / Janet S. Robinson
  • Rebel tributes and tyrannical regimes: myth and spectacle in The hunger games / Jessica Wells
  • Mulan (1998) and Hua Mulan (2009): national myth and trans-cultural intertextuality / Jinhua Li
  • Historical reality, authenticity of experience, and cinematic representation. What shall the history books read?" Quentin Tarantino's basterdized histories and corporeal inscriptions / Tiel Lundy
  • There's something about Maya: on being/becoming a heroine and the "war on terror" / Charles-Antoine Courcoux.