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Where the boys are [electronic resource] : cinemas of masculinity and youth / edited by Murray Pomerance and Frances Gateward.

Contributor(s): Pomerance, Murray, 1946- | Gateward, Frances K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary approaches to film and television series: Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xi, 421 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780814336663 (electronic bk.); 0814336663 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Boys in motion pictures | Masculinity in motion pictures | Gar�cons au cin�ema | Masculinit�e au cin�ema | Mannelijkheid | Mannen | Jongens | Filmkunst | Film | M�annlichkeit (Motiv) | Junge (Motiv) | USA | ART / Film & Video | PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Where the boys are.DDC classification: 791.43652351 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Murray Pomerance and Frances Gateward -- 1. Bad boys and Hollywood hype : gendered conflict in juvenile delinquency films / Timothy Shary -- 2. Boys won't be boys : cross-gender masquerade and queer agency in Ma Vie en rose / Cordula Quint -- 3. Survival of the fattest : contending with the fat boy in children's ensemble films / Jerry Mosher -- 4. Crazy from the heat : southern boys and coming of age / Mary B. O'Shea -- 5. "Perfect childhoods" : Larry Clark puts boys onscreen / Sudhir Mahadevan -- 6. The beautiful English boy : Mark Lester and Oliver! / Dianne Brooks -- 7. The man-boys of Steven Spielberg / Murray Pomerance -- 8. In love and trouble : teenage boys and interracial romance / Frances Gateward -- 9. The "wee men" of Glasgow grow up : boyhood and urban space in Small faces / Peter Clandfield and Christian Lloyd -- 10. The boys' price in Martinique : visions of the Bildungsroman in Sugar cane alley / Tarshia L. Stanley -- 11. Portrait of the artist as a young boy : Francois Truffaut, Antoine Doinel, and the wild child / Patrick E. White -- 12. Out west : Gus Van Sant's My own private Idaho and the lost mother / Matthew Tinkcom -- 13. Mamma's boy : counting on ghosts, sending smoke signals, and finding surrogate fathers in contemporary film / Nicole Marie Keating -- 14. Slack, slacker, slackest : homosocial bonding practices in contemporary dude cinema / John Troyer and Chani Marchiselli -- 15. Pursuits of hapa-ness : Kip Fulbeck's boyhood among ghosts / Gina Marchetti -- 16. Cinematic solutions to the truancy trend among Japanese boys / Christopher Ames -- 17. L.I.E., The believer, and the sexuality of the Jewish boy / Steven Alan Carr -- 18. The feminization and victimization of the African American athlete in Boyz N the hood, Cooley High, and Cornbread, Earl and me / Charlene Regester -- 19. Bombay boys : dissolving the male child in popular Hindi cinema / Corey K. Creekmur -- 20. Jerkus interruptus : the terrible trials of masturbating boys in recent Hollywood cinema / Steven Jay Schneider.
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Introduction / Murray Pomerance and Frances Gateward -- 1. Bad boys and Hollywood hype : gendered conflict in juvenile delinquency films / Timothy Shary -- 2. Boys won't be boys : cross-gender masquerade and queer agency in Ma Vie en rose / Cordula Quint -- 3. Survival of the fattest : contending with the fat boy in children's ensemble films / Jerry Mosher -- 4. Crazy from the heat : southern boys and coming of age / Mary B. O'Shea -- 5. "Perfect childhoods" : Larry Clark puts boys onscreen / Sudhir Mahadevan -- 6. The beautiful English boy : Mark Lester and Oliver! / Dianne Brooks -- 7. The man-boys of Steven Spielberg / Murray Pomerance -- 8. In love and trouble : teenage boys and interracial romance / Frances Gateward -- 9. The "wee men" of Glasgow grow up : boyhood and urban space in Small faces / Peter Clandfield and Christian Lloyd -- 10. The boys' price in Martinique : visions of the Bildungsroman in Sugar cane alley / Tarshia L. Stanley -- 11. Portrait of the artist as a young boy : Francois Truffaut, Antoine Doinel, and the wild child / Patrick E. White -- 12. Out west : Gus Van Sant's My own private Idaho and the lost mother / Matthew Tinkcom -- 13. Mamma's boy : counting on ghosts, sending smoke signals, and finding surrogate fathers in contemporary film / Nicole Marie Keating -- 14. Slack, slacker, slackest : homosocial bonding practices in contemporary dude cinema / John Troyer and Chani Marchiselli -- 15. Pursuits of hapa-ness : Kip Fulbeck's boyhood among ghosts / Gina Marchetti -- 16. Cinematic solutions to the truancy trend among Japanese boys / Christopher Ames -- 17. L.I.E., The believer, and the sexuality of the Jewish boy / Steven Alan Carr -- 18. The feminization and victimization of the African American athlete in Boyz N the hood, Cooley High, and Cornbread, Earl and me / Charlene Regester -- 19. Bombay boys : dissolving the male child in popular Hindi cinema / Corey K. Creekmur -- 20. Jerkus interruptus : the terrible trials of masturbating boys in recent Hollywood cinema / Steven Jay Schneider.

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