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Kazecki, Jakub

Heroism and Gender in War Films

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Karen A. Ritzenhoff, Jakub Kazecki

Part I. Historical Leaders and Celebrities: Their Role in Mythmaking in the Cinema

2. Mary Pickford’s WWI Patriotism
Clémentine Tholas-Disset

3. The Reluctant Hero
Janis L. Goldie

4. A Hero or a Villain, a Terrorist or a Liberator?
Tara Karajica

Part II. Hollywood’s War Myths in the 1940s and 1950s

5. No Women! Only Brothers
Rochelle Sara Miller

6. The Postwar Anxiety of the American Pin-Up
Lesley C. Pleasant

Part III. Ideologies, Nationality, and War Memory

7. Germany’s Heroic Victims
Brian E. Crim

8. Balls and Bullets
Claudia Aburto Guzmán

9. From Saviors to Rapists
Hye Seung Chung

Part IV. Men, Women, and Trauma: Heroes and Anti-Heroes

10. “I Don’t Know How She Lives with This Kitchen the Way It Is”
Debra White-Stanley

11. The Gendered Geometry of War in Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker (2008)
Janet S. Robinson

12. Rebel Tributes and Tyrannical Regimes
Jessica R. Wells

13. Mulan (1998) and Hua Mulan (2009)
Jinhua Li

Part V. Historical Reality, Authenticity of Experience, and Cinematic Representation

14. “What Shall the History Books Read?”
Tiel Lundy

15. There’s Something about Maya
Charles-Antoine Courcoux

Keywords: Social Sciences, Cultural Studies, Genre, Gender Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Film History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
286 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137360724
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47334-2

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