Rethinking the Hollywood teen movie

Smith, Frances (2017) Rethinking the Hollywood teen movie. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9781474413091

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Abstract

Rethinking the Hollywood Teen Movie is the first academic monograph to consider the aesthetic and narrative potential of this highly popular, yet often overlooked, film genre. Reconsidering tropes such as the male juvenile delinquent figure, the makeover and the teen vampire, the book uses a series of detailed case studies of key films like Rebel Without a Cause, Grease, Heathers and Twilight to explore the genre’s relation to key critical concepts of intersectionality, postfeminism and the posthuman, and provides an innovative overview of the Hollywood teen movie and its construction of teen identity.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion pictures
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Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2018 09:29
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 10:56
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/72596

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