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Chimpanzees in Space and Gorillas in the Mist

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...I find it a little ridiculous when I read in a newspaper that there is a place called Chimp College in New Mexico where they are training 50 chimpanzees for space fiight, one a female named Glenda. I think it would be at least as important...

Conclusion

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Women’s filmmaking in France is clearly thriving, thanks primarily to the specificity of the French national context which privileges (non-gendered) auteur cinema and, particularly in the 1990s, encourages young directors to make...

Families

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Women’s representations of gender, sexuality and the couple are often bound up with critiques of the traditional family, as is already clear from films discussed in chapters 1 and 3. Growing up films generally provide a critical view...

Historical Films

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Whereas comedies, crime films and road movies have traditionally been considered male-oriented genres, the historical film has a more ambivalent status. Feminist film theorists working on popular cinema and female spectatorship have...

Road Movies

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The road movie, like the western, is generally considered an archetypal American genre. It is most often associated with its best known postwar manifestations, namely, the existential male buddy road film, influenced by Jack Kerouac...

Anatomy of Filmmaking Practice: Documentary and Gendered Violence

Documenting Gendered Violence : Representations, Collaborations, and Movements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Provencher, Interview with Author.I have the possibility to give back what I have. And what I have is a camera. It’s the power to give them the possibility to talk about what’s happened in their life.Welsh, Interview with Author.I feel...

Bottled Up: Inner and Outer Space in I Dream of Jeannie

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...It was just like crawling out through a bottle.He probably thought you were one of the regular run-of-the-mill NASA Arabs.We saw in Chapter 1 that women had a chance, however slim, of becoming astronauts in the early 1960s...

Creating a Sense of Reality in Sex Crimes Unit

Documenting Gendered Violence : Representations, Collaborations, and Movements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction Lisa Jackson’s 2011 documentary Sex Crimes Unit follows the division of the New York City District Attorney’s office that is dedicated to the prosecution of sex crimes cases. The film first aired on HBO on June 20, 2011....

Crime Dramas

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The French crime film or policier (polar in slang) has been one of French cinema’s most popular genres since the 1950s (Austin, 1996: 99–118, Forbes, 1992: 47–75, Vincendeau, 1992a: 50–80). However, it enjoys higher status than comedy...

Introduction

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The Rocket to the Moon is a translation of Thea von Harbou's novel Frau im mond, originally published in 1928 (1930 for the English translation). An alternative English title was Girl in the Moon. Fritz Lang's film was based on this novel....