Jane Campion Kathleen McHugh

ISBN: 9780252074479

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Jane Campion  by  Kathleen McHugh

Jane Campion by Kathleen McHugh
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The subversive style of the woman who has become one of the worlds greatest film directors From Jane Campions early award-winning short films on through international sensation The Piano and beyond, Kathleen McHugh traces the directors distinctiveMoreThe subversive style of the woman who has become one of the worlds greatest film directors From Jane Campions early award-winning short films on through international sensation The Piano and beyond, Kathleen McHugh traces the directors distinctive visual style as well as her commitment to consistently renovating the conventions of womens films.

By refusing to position her female protagonists as victims, McHugh argues, Campion scrupulously avoids the moral structures of melodrama, and though she often works with the narratives, mise-en-scène, and visual tropes typical of that genre, her films instead invite a distanced or even amused engagement.A volume in the series Contemporary Film Directors, edited by James R.

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