The Resource Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama, E. Ann Kaplan

Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama, E. Ann Kaplan

Label
Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama
Title
Motherhood and representation
Title remainder
the mother in popular culture and melodrama
Statement of responsibility
E. Ann Kaplan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From 19th-century novels to films in the 1990s, American culture abounds with the images of white, middle-class mothers. Kaplan looks at how they appear in the psychoanalytic, historical and cultural spheres."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaplan, E. Ann
Dewey number
  • 306.8743
  • 810.9/3520431
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.M66
LC item number
K36 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Mothers in literature
  • American literature
  • Motion pictures and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Popular culture
  • Motherhood
  • Mothers
  • Culture in motion pictures
Label
Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama, E. Ann Kaplan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The historical sphere : motherhood as institution and social discourse -- 3. The psychoanalytic sphere and motherhood discourse -- 4. Women's writing, melodrama and film -- 5. The maternal melodrama : the sacrifice paradigm : Ellen Wood's East Lynne and its play and film versions -- 6. The maternal melodrama : the "phallic" mother paradigm : Now voyager (1942) and Marnie (1964) -- 7. The "resisting" text within the patriarchal "feminine" : nineteenth-century women's writing and the "maternal woman's film" in the silent era : Uncle Tom's cabin; Herland; The blot; The crowd; Applause -- 8. The "resisting" maternal woman's film 1930-1960 : Arzner's Christopher Strong and Craig's wife; Imitation of life (1934 and 1959); Stella Dallas (1937); select Sirk films -- 9. Sex, work and mother/fatherhood : consumerism, science and reproductive technologies in the postmodern era
Control code
ocm25049376
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 250 pages
Isbn
9780415011266
Lccn
91045539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25049376
Label
Motherhood and representation : the mother in popular culture and melodrama, E. Ann Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The historical sphere : motherhood as institution and social discourse -- 3. The psychoanalytic sphere and motherhood discourse -- 4. Women's writing, melodrama and film -- 5. The maternal melodrama : the sacrifice paradigm : Ellen Wood's East Lynne and its play and film versions -- 6. The maternal melodrama : the "phallic" mother paradigm : Now voyager (1942) and Marnie (1964) -- 7. The "resisting" text within the patriarchal "feminine" : nineteenth-century women's writing and the "maternal woman's film" in the silent era : Uncle Tom's cabin; Herland; The blot; The crowd; Applause -- 8. The "resisting" maternal woman's film 1930-1960 : Arzner's Christopher Strong and Craig's wife; Imitation of life (1934 and 1959); Stella Dallas (1937); select Sirk films -- 9. Sex, work and mother/fatherhood : consumerism, science and reproductive technologies in the postmodern era
Control code
ocm25049376
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 250 pages
Isbn
9780415011266
Lccn
91045539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25049376

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