Interventions: Studies in Film and Television
1. Edition April 2009
2009. 152 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-7375-9 - John Wiley & Sons
Also available as Hardcover.
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This first book in the Wiley-Blackwell Series on Film and Television includes detailed breakdowns of the formal techniques Fatal Attraction employs to create suspense, consideration of the film's mixed-genre status as a thriller, melodrama, horror picture, and film noir, explanation and analysis of the cultural storm ignited by the film, and a discussion of the film's lasting role in shaping American gender politics.
From the contents
List of Illustrations.
1. "I'm Not Going to be Ignored, Dan": Narrative Cues for Suspense and Intimidation.
2. American Genres in Fatal Attraction.
3. Career Women of the 1980s: Feminism and the Reception History of Fatal Attraction.
4. Erotic Sexuality, AIDS, and the Case for Staying Faithful.
5. Female Identities and Postfeminist Paradigms.