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What If I Had Been the Hero?

Investigating Women's Cinema

Authors: Thornham, Sue

  • Studentfriendly introduction to issues in women's filmmaking
  • Includes case studies of a wide range of films including Gold Diggers, Blue Steel and In the Cut
  • Author is an expert on feminist filmmaking and the author and editor of several books in this area
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About this book

Sue Thornham's study explores issues in feminist filmmaking through an examination of a wide range of films by women filmmakers, ranging from the avant-garde to mainstream Hollywood, and from the 1970s to the present day, discussing directors including Sally Potter, Jane Campion, Julie Dash, Patricia Rozema and Lynne Ramsay.

About the authors

SUE THORNHAM is Professor of Media and Film and Head of School at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of Passionate Detachments: An Introduction to Feminist Film Theory (1996), Feminist Theory and Cultural Studies (2001) and Women, Feminism and Media (2007); the co-author, with Tony Purvis, of Television Drama: Theories and Identities (2005); the editor of Feminist Film Theory: A Reader (1999), and the co-editor, with Caroline Bassett and Paul Marris, of Media Studies:
A Reader
(3rd edition 2009).

Buy this book

Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-364-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-363-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
What If I Had Been the Hero?
Book Subtitle
Investigating Women's Cinema
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84457-364-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84457-363-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
248
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