Family Fictions: Representations of the Family in 1980s Hollywood Cinema (Hardback)Sarah Harwood (author)
Hardback 265 Pages / Published: 05/03/1997
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Family Fictions explores images and narratives of the family in recent Hollywood cinema. This is the first in-depth analysis of this important topic which explores how problematic representations of the family were in a period when the family was a pivotal political and social issue. Through close textual analysis of the biggest box-office hits of recent years, this book demonstrates the volatility of family representations and the instability of its narrative and ideological functions. Well-known films discussed, include Kramer versus Kramer , E.T. and Look Who's Talking.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 265
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 28 mm
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