Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability

Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability

by Patricia White

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253213457
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Series: Theories of Representation and Difference Series
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Patricia White, Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies, teaches film and cultural studies at Swarthmore College. Her work has appeared in Screen, The Oxford Guide to Film Studies, and in numerous collections of feminist and lesbian/gay film studies. She is co-editor of a Wide Angle special issue devoted to the work of the feminist film distributor Women make Movies and a member of the editorial collective of Camera Obscura.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Reading the Code(s)
Chapter 2: Lesbian Cinephilia
Chapter 3: Female Spectator, Lesbian Spectator
Chapter 4: Films for Girls: Lesbian Sentiment and the Maternal Melodrama
Chapter 5: Supporting "Character"
Chapter 6: On Retrospectatorship
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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