Screening the past : memory and nostalgia in cinema /

Screening the Past explores the different ways memory and nostalgia are used in cinema, focusing on current debates about the way the media represents the past.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cook, Pam, 1943- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the past today
  • Rethinking nostalgia: In the mood for love and Far from heaven
  • Duplicity in Mildred Pierce
  • Women and the Western
  • The pleasures and perils of exploitation films
  • Melodrama and the women's picture
  • Mandy: daughter of transition
  • Memory in British cinema: brief encounters
  • Stars and politics
  • The gold diggers
  • No fixed address: the women's picture from Outrage to Blue Steel
  • Masculinity in crisis? tragedy and identification in Raging bull
  • The last temptation of Christ
  • Scorsese's masquerade
  • The age of innocence
  • Fashion and sexual display in 1950s Hollywood
  • Replicating the past: memory and history in Dance with a stranger
  • Fictions of identity: style, mimicry, and gender in the films of Kathryn Bigelow.