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Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The aim with Mastering Fear has been to explore horror as edgework and show how it can be a play experience. Horror is not nice princess play. It can be upsetting, revolting, disgusting, and traumatizing, and this is the value of entering...

Age Anxiety and Chills

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention (New York, HarperCollins Publishers, 1996), Kindle edition, 346.So, the first step toward a more creative life is the cultivation of curiosity...
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...The main action of this film takes place in 1932 - THE PAST, and 1937/8 - THE PRESENT. In 1932 Imogen is thirty-nine, Helen forty-three and Otto thirty-five. Springfield House. Summer. Early Evening. Long Shot. Past. The camera looks...

The Maternal Myth

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Marlene Zuk, Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can’t Learn About Sex From Animals (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), Kindle edition, 50.The maternal instinct, as a behavior that arises absolute and predetermined from its...

“I’m Like a Kaleidoscope”

In the Limelight and Under the Microscope : Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity

Continuum, 2011

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...TO REGARD THE IMAGE OF MIA FARROW IN THE 1960S is to distinguish a figure who embodied the feminine, American culture, and Hollywood at the occasion of radical change. During a decade of profound social transformation mobilized...

“Mrs. Langtry Seems to Be on the Way to a Fortune”

In the Limelight and Under the Microscope : Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity

Continuum, 2011

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...Moonshine June 23, 1888, 290.THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART’S 1878 ANNUAL EXHIBITION attracted thousands of visitors to London’s Piccadilly. Amid the estimated 1,200 exhibits on display at Burlington House, three portraits of a young woman from...

“Our Traumas”

Boaz Hagin

Boaz Hagin is Lecturer at the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University. He is author of Death in Classical Hollywood Cinema (2010), co-editor of Just Images: Ethics and the Cinematic (2011), and co-author with Thomas Elsaesser of Memory, Trauma, and Fantasy in American Cinema (2012, in Hebrew). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deeper than Oblivion : Trauma and Memory in Israeli Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Frozen days Danny Lerner’s first feature film, Frozen Days (2006), was presented by its director and received by critics in Israel as a unique achievement in Israeli cinema. They viewed it as a genre film, a noir thriller, shot...

“The Nation Wants to Know!”: Documenting Sexual Violence on Indian Prime-Time Television News

Documenting Gendered Violence : Representations, Collaborations, and Movements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In a heated moment on the Indian prime-time English-language television news show The Newshour, its anchor Arnab Goswami confronts his guest Vinay Singh, the general secretary of the Hindu vigilante group Sri Ram Sene (Army of Lord Rama)....

“The void of another enjoyment”

Frances Restuccia

Frances L. Restuccia is an English Professor at Boston College, where she teaches contemporary literary and cultural theory, the modern novel, the world novel, and film/film theory. She is the author of Amorous Acts: Lacanian Ethics in Modernism, Film, and Queer Theory (Stanford UP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Blue Box : Kristevan/Lacanian Readings of Contemporary Cinema

Continuum, 2012

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...The cinema substitutes for our gaze—a world more in harmony with our desires.This chapter focuses on hysteria. In Chapter 4, through an analysis of Shainberg’s Secretary and Haneke’s The Piano Teacher, perversion will be added to our array...

“This Is about Way More than Bullies”: User-Generated Video, Narrative Multiplicity, and LGBTQ Youth Identity

Documenting Gendered Violence : Representations, Collaborations, and Movements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In recent years, online video has been widely embraced as a method for connecting and giving voice to marginalized subjects. YouTube, in particular, has been celebrated as a platform that seemingly enables everyday users the opportunity...