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Adaptability

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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... the last book are in post-production). Finally, the series is supplemented by the significance of adolescence for the ‘HP’ fandom’s many sub-communities.This section draws on my own ethnographic work amongst HP fans (Driscoll 2006) which has...

Modernism, Cinema, Adolescence

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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... known about little girls. In another context I have discussed the ingénue in this way (Driscoll 2010: 79-81). Rooney made a successful transition to adolescent star that was unavailable to Pickford and that Temple failed to make. Shary (2005:...

Introduction – The Adolescent Industry: ‘Teen’ and ‘Film’

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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... identified with boys and the latter with girls (Driscoll 2002: 203–34). Other critics make similar claims and Kaveney’s (2006) definition of teen film in particular is remarkably similar. This definition differs strikingly from that proposed...

Classification

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

Book chapter

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... on nineteenth-century renovations to English common law that shifted ‘sexual maturity’ from roughly the beginning of puberty to roughly the end (Driscoll 2002: 43-46; Waites 2009). The idea that the physical process of puberty and the social...

Inventing ‘Teen Film’

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...Jake’s grandfather: ‘He’s plenty old and people don’t mature anymore. They stay jackasses all their lives.’Turning to teen film after the 1950s, Thomas Doherty (2002: 190) summarizes the next forty years as ‘a series of postclassical phases...

Teenage Wasteland

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...Teen film does not accurately portray the lives of adolescents despite its use of the ‘fabulously consuming trivia of everyday teen life’ (Martin 1994: 65). But as John Frow argues, every genre entails a particular ‘structure of address...

Which Teen/Film?

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...This chapter considers the continuity of teen film across different cultures while acknowledging differences produced by varying cultural contexts, including variations on the modern idea of adolescence as well as different film industries....

Teen Types and Stereotypes

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

Book chapter

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... to his sister Catherine (Mia Kirshner) for help but she is lifted from Cruel Intentions and just wants to have sex with him. Janey’s brother Mitch (Cody McMains) makes an American Pie (1999) pact with his friends to lose their virginity....

The Teenager and Teenage Film

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...This chapter focuses on the popular idea that teen film is an invention of the 1950s; part of the Western emergence of youth culture after the Second World War. Jon Savage (2007: 18) puts the argument this way: after the War, ‘the spread...

Rites of Passage

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...Kumar: You might think this is just about the burgers, but this night is about the American dreamGenre is always historically defined – connecting films to existing genres – but it is also defined by the set of films being compared...