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Author Donald, Ralph.

Title Women in war films : from helpless heroine to G.I. Jane / Ralph Donald, Karen MacDonald.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43652 DON    Available
Description v, 337 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-323) and index.
Includes filmography.
Contents Introduction -- Mothers, daughters, sisters and girlfriends: the Madonnas -- Women as chattel -- Women as prostitutes, "loose women", camp followers and the unfaithful -- The Hawksian woman -- G.I. Jane and female resistance fighters -- The female spy, or "Mata Hari" -- Female nurses and doctors -- A few concluding thoughts.
Subject War films -- History and criticism.
Women in motion pictures.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Added Author MacDonald, Karen, 1947-
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