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Teaching men and film /
Matthew Hall.
imprint
London : BFI, 2005.
description
88 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1844570827 (pbk.), 9781844570829 (pbk.)
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imprint
London : BFI, 2005.
isbn
1844570827 (pbk.)
9781844570829 (pbk.)
catalogue key
6180433
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
Long Description
This guide examines the changes in male roles over the past thirty years, and how these changes have been explored in cinema. It includes frameworks for teaching the topic, and accessible explanations of the cultural and critical background to changes in male roles. The book provides in-depth film case studies that explore the changes and challenges to masculinity in the 21st century, along with models for independent study. Throughout the book there are links to student-friendly worksheets that are available for teachers to download from the website. Contents include: ¥ Schemes of work that fit with established exam specifications; ¥ Critical and cultural context: the impact of feminism, the "crisis in masculinity," and "mytho-poetic" male roles; ¥ Theoretical context: Feminist and Queer film theory, and ideas about the "Male Gaze"; ¥ Detailed analyses of focus scenes in Fight Club and Y Tu Mama Tambien; ¥ Focus on director Todd Haynes
Main Description
Examining the changes in male roles, and how these changes are explored in cinema, this book includes frameworks for teaching the topic, and accessible explanations of the cultural and critical background to changes in male roles. It provides in-depth film case studies that explore the changes and challenges to masculinity in the 21st century.
Long Description
This guide examines the changes in male roles over the past thirty years, and how these changes have been explored in cinema. It includes frameworks for teaching the topic, and accessible explanations of the cultural and critical background to changes in male roles. The book provides in-depth film case studies that explore the changes and challenges to masculinity in the 21st century, along with models for independent study. Throughout the book there are links to student-friendly worksheets that are available for teachers to download from the website. Contents include: Schemes of work that fit with established exam specifications; Critical and cultural context: the impact of feminism, the "crisis in masculinity," and "mytho-poetic" male roles; Theoretical context: Feminist and Queer film theory, and ideas about the "Male Gaze"; Detailed analyses of focus scenes in "Fight Club" and "Y Tu Mama Tambien"; Focus on director Todd Haynes
Bowker Data Service Summary
This guide examines the changes in male roles over the past 30 years, and how these changes have been explored in cinema. It includes frameworks for teaching the topic, and accessible explanations of the cultural and critical background to changes in male roles.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 5
Backgroundp. 20
Case studiesp. 41
Case study 1 : Fight club and male fundamentalismp. 42
Case study 2 : The return, brothers, fathers and sonsp. 48
Case study 3 : Y tu mama tambien, machismo and maturityp. 53
Case study 4 : Todd Haynes an the new queer cinemap. 58
Case study 5 : Paul Verhoevenp. 66
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