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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


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


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


Transcending Gender in Brokeback Mountain

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Brokeback Mountain (2005). Based on the 1997 short story by Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain is about the romance between two uneducated farmhands. Throughout 2006, the “gay ... 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


Cultural Destiny and Polygynous Love in Zou Tao’s Shanghai Dust

Keith McMahon

in Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833763
eISBN:
9780824870805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833763.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter details the way Zou Tao's Shanghai Dust (Haishang chentian ying) plots the parallel love affairs of its two main male characters, in order to demonstrate the novel's strategy of passive ... 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


Dime Novels

J. Randolph Cox

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on dime novels and the myths and generalisations associated with them. After providing a background on the beginnings of dime novels and their publishing history, the chapter ... More


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