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- DescriptionA must-read for scholars of visuality, gender and sexuality. Denisoff's study explores the ways in which gothic, sensation and ir literature and cinema manipulated common tions of the visual in order to challenge sex- and gender-based assumptions that marginalized certain people and desires. Addressing authors and directors such as Mary Braddon, Wilkie Collins, Oscar Wilde, Vern Lee, Virigina Woolf, Daphne du Maurier, Alfred Hitchcock, Otto Preminger and Fritz Lang, this study shows that what a society gets is often what it tries hardest t to see.
- Author BiographyDENNIS DENISOFF is the author of Aestheticism and Sexual Parody: 1840-1940, editor of Queeries: An Anthology of Gay Male Prose, and co-editor of Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and Politics of Decadence. He is a member of the Graduate School in Communications and Culture jointly run by Ryerson University and York University, Toronto.
- Author(s)Dennis Denisoff
- PublisherPalgrave USA
- Date of Publication19/03/2004
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Series TitlePalgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
- Place of PublicationGordonsville
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight450 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine19 mm
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