Women, Pleasure, Film: What Lolas Want by S. RichterWomen, Pleasure, Film: What Lolas Want by S. Richter

Women, Pleasure, Film: What Lolas Want

byS. Richter

Paperback | August 23, 2013

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The Lola film is a distinct subgenre of the woman's film in which woman's claim to pleasure is entertained without recourse to the figure of the femme fatale. This book examines Lola as a specific and enduring aspect of the "new woman": woman's forthright claim to pleasure on her own terms, liberated from the usual constraints of sex and gender.
Simon Richter is Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
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Title:Women, Pleasure, Film: What Lolas WantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pagesPublished:August 23, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349456446

ISBN - 13:9781349456444

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Table of Contents

1. Falling in Love Again...and Again and Again 2. The Give and Take of Naming 3. The Lola Revue: The Lola Film as Genre 4. Lola's Song and Dance 5. Lola Doesn't Kill and Lola Doesn't Die 6. Cameras and Clowns 7. Lola's Legs 8. Domesticating Lola 9. Lola's Bedroom and the Staircase to Paradise 10. Portraits of Lola 11. Lola and Motherhood 12. Lola, Race, and Ethnicity 13. Carousels and Carnivals 14. Lola's Menagerie 15. The Colors of Lola 16. It's Lola's Time