Women in War Films: From Helpless Heroine to G.I. Jane (Paperback)
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Women in War Films: From Helpless Heroine to G.I. Jane (Paperback)

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Paperback 344 Pages / Published: 04/08/2016
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This companion volume to Reel Men at War takes a look at how women have been portrayed in war films, from silents of the 1920s to films of the twenty-first century. The authors explore the full range of women on the home front, covering nurses and doctors on the war front and women in combat. Films examined include Wings, A Farewell to Arms, Since You Went Away, So Proudly We Hail, Mrs. Miniver, A Guy Named Joe, The Best Years of Our Lives, From Here to Eternity, M*A*S*H, Coming Home, Aliens, G. I. Jane, Courage under Fire, Starship Troopers, Inglorious Basterds, and Zero Dark Thirty. This volume also includes an extensive filmography with brief assessments of how women are portrayed in each of these films.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442275638
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 517 g
Dimensions: 226 x 150 x 24 mm

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