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Author Hollinger, Karen.

Title In the company of women : contemporary female friendship films / Karen Hollinger.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43652 HOL    Available
Description vii, 275 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-265) and index.
Contents Women's film precedents -- The sentimental female friendship film : Julia, Girl friends, The turning point, Rich and famous, Beaches, Steel magnolias -- The female friendship film and women's development : Desperately seeking Susan, Housekeeping, Mystic pizza -- The political female friendship film : Nine to five, Outrageous fortune, Thelma & Louise, Mortal thoughts, Leaving Normal -- The erotic female friendship film : lesbianism in the mainstream : Personal best, Desert hearts, Fried green tomatoes, Go fish -- The female friendship film and women of color : The color purple, Mi vida loca, Passion fish -- Backlash : the anti-female friendship film : The hand that rocks the cradle, Single white female, Poison ivy.
Subject Women in motion pictures.
Female friendship in motion pictures.
ISBN 0816631778 (hc : alk. paper)
0816631786 (pb : alk. paper)

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