Queer Sexualities in Early Film: Cinema and Male-Male Intimacy

Queer Sexualities in Early Film: Cinema and Male-Male Intimacy

by Shane Brown


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784536657
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 10/30/2016
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Shane Brown is an associate lecturer in the School of Film, Media and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia, where he received his PhD. in 2013. He has published writing on personalities, such as Jack Pickford, Boris Karloff, and Elvis Presley.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

1 Seen But Not Heard: Representations of Gay Men in European Cinema, 1916-28 17

2 'Laughing at him will do as much to cure him as compulsory football': American Film, the Sissy and the Fop 49

3 Romantic Friendships and the College Film 81

4 'Wonderful, Terrible Days': The War Film and Depictions of the Buddy Relationship 113

5 Madmen, Murderers and Monsters: Queerness in the Early Horror Film 143

Conclusion 173

Bibliography 185

Index 197

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