Postfeminism and Paternity in Contemporary US Film
|Series title:||Routledge Advances in Film Studies|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This book interrogates representations of fatherhood across the spectrum of popular U.S. film of the early twenty-first century. It situates them in relation to postfeminist discourse, identifying and discussing dominant paradigms and tropes that emerge from the tendency of popular cinema to configure ideal masculinity in paternal terms. It analyses postfeminist fatherhood across a range of genres including historical epics, war films, westerns, bromantic comedies, male melodramas,...