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Author Wilkins, Heidi, author.

Title Talkies, road movies and chick flicks : gender, genre and film sound in American cinema / Heidi Wilkins.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.436521 WILK    AVAILABLE
Physical description 207 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-200), filmography (pages 201-205) and index.
Contents 1 Talking Back: Voice in Screwball Comedy 9 -- 2 All That Jazz: The Diegetic Soundtrack in Melodrama 44 -- 3 Alienated Male: Silence and the Soundtrack in New Hollywood 76 -- 4 Brothers in Arms: Masculinity and the Vietnam War Movie 99 -- 5 Subversive Sound: Gender, Technology and the Science Fiction Blockbuster 125 -- 6 Girl Talk: The Postmodern Female Voice in Chick Flicks 149.
Subject Film genres.
Motion pictures -- United States -- Sound effects.
Gender identity in motion pictures.
Women in motion pictures.
Road films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Romance films -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781474406895