Mysterious Skin

Mysterious Skin

Male Bodies in Contemporary Cinema

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Borrowing its title from Gregg Araki's 2005 film, in which the camera's contemplation of the male body encourages us to feel that body, and covering a broad span of subjects and films, "Mysterious Skin" offers a wider, more representative picture of the depiction of the male body in contemporary world cinemas than has hitherto been attempted. An international array of major experts explore the treatment of masculinity and the male body in the cinemas of Africa, Australia, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, North America, Spain, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as Hollywood. Thei.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 256 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Additional Contributors: Fouz-Hernández, Santiago


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