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Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

Abstract

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers examines the significance of women’s contribution to genre cinema by highlighting the work of US filmmakers within and outside Hollywood – Kathryn Bigelow, Sofia Coppola, Nancy Meyers, Karyn Kusama and Kelly Reichardt, among others. Exploring genres as diverse as horror, the war movie, the Western, the costume biopic and the romantic comedy, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz interrogates questions of ‘genre’ authorship; the blurring of the borders between commercial and independent cinema and gendered discourses of (de)authorisation that operate within e ... More

Keywords: genre, authorship, female filmmakers, women’s cinema, gender and film, Kathryn Bigelow, Sofia Coppola, Nancy Meyers, Karyn Kusama, Diablo Cody, Kelly Reichardt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474425261
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz, author
University of Barcelona