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The Resource Detecting women : gender and the Hollywood detective film, Philippa Gates

Detecting women : gender and the Hollywood detective film, Philippa Gates

Label
Detecting women : gender and the Hollywood detective film
Title
Detecting women
Title remainder
gender and the Hollywood detective film
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gates
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1973-
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Gates, Philippa
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
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  • Detective and mystery films
  • Women detectives in motion pictures
  • Women in motion pictures
Label
Detecting women : gender and the Hollywood detective film, Philippa Gates
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
Contents
The crime lab : gender and the detective genre. Introduction : the case -- Detecting criticism : theorizing gender and the detective genre -- The rise and demise of the classical female detective, 1929 to 1950. Movie modernization : the film industry and working women in the Depression -- Detecting as a hobby : amateur and professional detectives in the 1930s -- Sob sisters don't cry : the girl reporter as detective in the 1930s -- In name only : the transformation of the female detective in the 1940s -- The maritorious melodrama : the female detective in 1940s film noir -- From crime-fighter to crime scene investigator, 1970 to today. Femme might makes right : the 1970s blaxploitation vigilante crime-fighter -- Detecting the bounds of the law : the female lawyer thriller of the 1980s -- Detecting identity : from investigative thrillers to crime scene investigators
Control code
ocn642509285
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 400 p.
Isbn
9781438434056
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023363
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)642509285
Label
Detecting women : gender and the Hollywood detective film, Philippa Gates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
Contents
The crime lab : gender and the detective genre. Introduction : the case -- Detecting criticism : theorizing gender and the detective genre -- The rise and demise of the classical female detective, 1929 to 1950. Movie modernization : the film industry and working women in the Depression -- Detecting as a hobby : amateur and professional detectives in the 1930s -- Sob sisters don't cry : the girl reporter as detective in the 1930s -- In name only : the transformation of the female detective in the 1940s -- The maritorious melodrama : the female detective in 1940s film noir -- From crime-fighter to crime scene investigator, 1970 to today. Femme might makes right : the 1970s blaxploitation vigilante crime-fighter -- Detecting the bounds of the law : the female lawyer thriller of the 1980s -- Detecting identity : from investigative thrillers to crime scene investigators
Control code
ocn642509285
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 400 p.
Isbn
9781438434056
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023363
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)642509285

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