Handsome Heroes & Vile Villains

Handsome Heroes & Vile Villains

Author: Amy M. Davis

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780861969074

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 276

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From dwarves to princes, heroes to heartbreakers, the Disney treatment of male characters in the studio’s animated features. One of PopSugar’s Best Books for Women (2013) From the iconic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) to Tangled, the 2010 retelling of Rapunzel, Handsome Heroes and Vile Villains looks at the portrayal of male characters in Disney films from the perspective of masculinity studies and feminist film theory. This companion volume to Good Girls and Wicked Witches places these depictions within the context of Hollywood and American popular culture at the time of each film’s release. “Within her idealism and love for the House of the Mouse, it seems Davis is on to something. Whether idealistic or delusional, the Disney she talks about seems to be a thing that’s waiting just around the corner.” —PopMatters
Beauty and the Beast
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Maria Tatar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: Penguin

The “tale as old as time,” in versions from across the centuries and around the world—published to coincide with Disney’s live-action 3D musical film starring Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, Audra McDonald, Kevin Kline, Stanley Tucci, Dan Stevens, and Emma Thompson Nearly every culture tells the story of Beauty
Charlotte Brontë and the Mysteries of Love
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Elizabeth Imlay
Categories: Allegory
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Parapress Limited

Books about Charlotte Brontë and the Mysteries of Love
From Mouse to Mermaid
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Elizabeth Bell, Lynda Haas
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

A critique of Disney's ideology
Nostradamus, Branham and the Little Book:
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: Patricia Ann Sunday
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-09 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

For 457 years the Prophet Nostradamus has been a MYSTERY. Hidden in dark speech he was misunderstood and rejected by the Protestant Christian Church, forbidden to be read by the Catholic Church, and totally discredited by psychics and worldly interpreters as being in the Occult. However, it was the occult
Beyond Adaptation
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Phyllis Frus, Christy Williams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-16 - Publisher: McFarland

Some film and novel revisions go so far beyond adaptation that they demand a new designation. This critical collection explores movies, plays, essays, comics and video games that supersede adaptation to radically transform their original sources. Fifteen essays investigate a variety of texts that rework everything from literary classics to