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Postmodern Chick Flicks

The Return of the Woman’s Film

  • Roberta Garrett
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Introduction

In this extensive analysis of the renewed popularity of the 'woman's film' in the 1990s, Roberta Garrett examines melodrama, romantic comedy, costume drama and female-led noirs , revealing the way they blend classical and contemporary themes and formal devices.

Keywords

film Hollywood postmodernism women

Authors and affiliations

  • Roberta Garrett
    • 1
  1. 1.University of East LondonUK

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