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Screening the sexes;: Homosexuality in the movies

Tyler, Parker

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ISBN 10: 0030865832 / ISBN 13: 9780030865831
Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1972
Condition: Good Hardcover
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367 pages, b&w photos. Some shelf-wear, creases to dust jacket. Light tanning to pages. Record # 457259. Bookseller Inventory # 457259

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Title: Screening the sexes;: Homosexuality in the ...

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Parker Tyler (1904-1974) was a noted American film critic, and this text is regarded as his most significant work. Devoted to homosexuality in films, it aims to look beyond the obvious and to observe the psychology of sex roles, at the same time recognising film as the realm of contemporary mythology. Tyler was once described as one of the most consistently interesting and provocative writers on film that America has produced, "well-informed and free of cant".

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Tyler, the author of numerous film criticisms, here offers insights into many renowned gay films as well as several straight films that present multiple interpretations. This update to the 1972 original includes a new foreword by Andrew Sarris and a new afterword by Charles Boultenhouse. For gay studies and film collections.
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