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Published by Edinburgh University Press, Indiana University Press in Edinburgh, Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism and motion pictures,
  • Feminist film criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaggie Humm.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W6 H86 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL663995M
    ISBN 100253333342, 0253211468
    LC Control Number97009542


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