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New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader

New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader (Paperback)

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Coined in the early 1990s to describe a burgeoning film movement, 'New Queer Cinema' has turned the attention of film theorists, students and audiences to the proliferation of intelligent, stylish and daring work by lesbian and gay filmmakers within independent cinema, and to the proliferation of 'queer' images and themes within the mainstream. But what constituted New Queer Cinema then and now? And was it political gains, cultural momentum or market forces that determined its evolution? New Queer Cinema is divided into sections on the definition, the filmmakers, the geography, and the spectator of New Queer Cinema. Chapters address the pivotal directors (e.g. Todd Haynes and Gregg Araki) and the salient films (e.g. Paris is Burning and Boys Don't Cry) but also non-mainstream and non-Anglo-American work (e.g. experimental film and third cinema). With a critical eye to its uneasy relationship to the mainstream, the volume explores the aesthetic, socio-cultural, political and, necessarily, commercial investments of New Queer Cinema.

This book, the first full-length study of the subject, offers the definitive guide to New Queer Cinema combining indispensable discussions of its central issues with exciting new work by key writers. Features *Provides a definitive introduction to New Queer Cinema (NQC) *Clear structure with each section addressing a key topic in the study of NQC *Themes covered include genre, gender and race, politics, media, and the relationship between NQC and the mainstream.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismGLBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date: 03/06/2004 ISBN-13: 9780748617258  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michele Aaron lectures on film studies at the University of Birmingham.

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