Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Mother-daughter relationship x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Aristocratic Whiteness, Body Trauma and the Market Logic of Melancholia in Black Swan

Kendra Marston

in Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fifth chapter explores Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan as an example of a film in which Hollywood’s historical treatment of classical ballet is referenced to provide a self-reflexive and critical ... More


Sacred Desires: Passion and Pathology in in this House of Brede (1975) and Agnes of God (1985)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 considers why it should be that, in contrast to The Nun's Story, In This House of Brede and Agnes of God pathologize the intense mother-daughter relationships that bloom in the ... More


La niña santa: horror, ambivalence, femininity

Deborah Martin

in The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090349
eISBN:
9781526109606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 focuses on Martel’s second feature, La niña santa, a film which depicts the anxious construction of hard-and-fast boundaries between right and wrong, good and evil, beauty and horror, ... More


View: