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Title Motherhood misconceived [electronic resource] : representing the maternal in U.S. films / edited by Heather Addison, Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly, Elaine Roth.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Pregnant body and/as smoking gun : reviewing the evidence of Fargo / Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly -- 2. Mother's Day : taking the mother out of motherhood in The thrill of it all / Tamar Jeffers McDonald -- 3. Not exactly according to the rules : pregnancy and motherhood in Sugar & spice / Madonne M. Miner -- 4. Modernizing mother : the maternal figure in early Hollywood / Heather Addison -- 5. "Whose baby are you?" : mother/daughter discourse in the star images of Mary Pickford and Joan Crawford / Gaylyn Studlar -- 6. "You just hate men!" : maternal sexuality and the nuclear family in Gas, food, lodging / Elaine Roth -- 7. Hollywood's "moms" and postwar America / Mike Chopra-Gant -- 8. Alfred Hitchcock and the phobic maternal body / Mun-Hou Lo -- 9. Paranoia, cold surveillance, and the maternal gaze : reconsidering the "absent mother" in Ordinary people / Mark Harper -- 10. Scream, popular culture, and feminism's third wave : "I'm not my mother" / Kathleen Rowe Karlyn -- 11. Great ladies and guttersnipes : class and the representation of southern mothers in Hollywood films / Aimee Berger -- 12. "Don't say Mammy" : Camille Billops's meditations on black motherhood / Janet K. Cutler -- 13. From dad to mom : transgendered motherhood in Transamerica / Mary M. Dalton.
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Subject Motherhood -- United States.
Motherhood in motion pictures.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Addison, Heather.
Goodwin-Kelly, Mary Kate, 1971-
Roth, Elaine, 1968-
Other Form: Print version: Motherhood misconceived. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2009 9781438428116 (DLC) 2008054157 (OCoLC)298324272
ISBN 9781441627087 (electronic bk.)
1441627081 (electronic bk.)