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Table of ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1. Remembering World War II: Aesthetics and Gender in the Combat Film of the 1990sChapter 2. Standing Pat: The First Lady in Oliver Stone's NixonChapter 3. "The Mother of All Battles": Courage Under Fire and the Gender-Integrated MilitaryChapter 4. "Forget the Alamo": Lone Star, Limbo, and the Limits of the NationEpilogue. 9/11NotesBibliography and FilmographyIndex
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"Linville takes a highly original angle on the subject of women and historical representation in film, arguing that the concept of the Freudian uncanny provides a way of characterizing and explaining the structuring absence or the ambivalent characterization of women in a genre that has become increasingly important to national self-definition. . . . I find her argument to be complex, subtle, and illuminating.Robert"