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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
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
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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