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Tales of Love, Sex, and Danger

Sudhir Kakar and John Munder Ross

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072560
eISBN:
9780199082124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

First published in 1986, this ground-breaking work addresses two complex and very human emotions—love and erotic passion—as these appear in the great love stories of the world. Starting with the ... More


Introduction

Sudhir Kakar and John Munder Ross

in Tales of Love, Sex, and Danger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072560
eISBN:
9780199082124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072560.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explores the many mysteries of love and erotic passion by looking at the great love stories of the world across three cultures—Indian-Hindu, Perso-Islamic, and Western worlds. The stories ... More


Introduction

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book reads love stories such as Romeo and Juliet together with political and philosophical texts that invoke the idea of ... More


‘Star-crossed lovers’: <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> and romantic tragedy

R. S. White

in Shakespeare's Cinema of Love: A Study in Genre and Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099748
eISBN:
9781526121165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099748.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Romeo and Juliet is the most obvious example of a single play by Shakespeare influencing a myriad of movies, to the extent that we can recognize a ‘romeo-and-juliet’ genre film even when Shakespeare ... More


Talking Back to Hollywood: Ordinary Love Stories on Film, 1946–1964

Judith Smith

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This essay analyzes several films made on the fringes of or outside the Hollywood studio system between 1946 and 1964. These films, From This Day Forward (1946), The Marrying Kind (1952), Marty ... More


His Kind of Women

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

George Walsh sent his brother, Raoul, numerous letters that consisted of stories with one common element, a love story. Each wrapped around the love of a man for a woman or a man fighting the odds to ... More


Three-Women Fiction, Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies

Tan See Kam

in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At work in Peking Opera Blues is a deeply intertextual relation to the film adaptations (three-women films) of a popular form of sentimental romance fiction - mandarin duck and butterfly fiction ... More


Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More


Love stories: The Lovers (1970),Sadie, It's Cold Outside (1975) and Wide-Eyed and Legless (1993)

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter discusses three television love story serials: The Lovers, Sadie, It's Cold Outside and Wide-Eyed and Legless. The comically unresolved courtship of the young protagonists in The Lovers, ... More


Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Jennifer Robertson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically ... More


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