Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

216 Pages | 15 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474406895

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Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks

Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Heidi Wilkins

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A chronological study examining sound and gender in mainstream US film from 1934 to 2012
  • An exploration of previously under-discussed or not discussed films such as Adam's Rib, Imitation of Life, Bridesmaids and Bachelorette
  • A re-assessment of film from a film sound perspective, including Mildred Pierce, Full Metal Jacket and Aliens
  • Engagement with, and building on, the work of key film sound theorists including Michel Chion, Kaja Silverman, Sarah Kozloff

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