Family Fictions

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    Family Fictions explores images and narratives of the family in recent Hollywood cinema. This is the first in-depth analysis of this important topic which explores how problematic representations of the family were in a period when the family was a pivotal political and social issue. Through close textual analysis of the biggest box-office hits of recent years, this book demonstrates the volatility of family representations and the instability of its narrative and ideological functions. Well-known films discussed, include Kramer versus Kramer , E.T. and Look Who's Talking.

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    Number of Pages: 265
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780333648438
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    Listed in: Film theory & criticism, Sociology & anthropology
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

    Books by Sarah Harwood

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