Dorothy Arzner and Gender Roles Essay by The Research Group

Dorothy Arzner and Gender Roles
Examines gender roles in films by Dorothy Arzner.
# 69752 | 1,150 words | 3 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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This analysis provides the argument that filmmaker Dorothy Arzner was able to slip meaning into her films that contradicted the heterosexual and traditional gender roles of the era. Films by Arzner are used to illuminate this contention.

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