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Author Mazierska, Ewa.

Title Women in Polish cinema / Ewa Mazierska and Elżbieta Ostrowska ; with a supplementary chapter by Joanna Szwajcowska
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations
Series ACLS Humanities E-book
ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Contents 1: The Polish mother -- The myth of the Polish mother / Joanna Szwajcowska -- 2: Women according to men -- Filmic representations of the myth of the Polish mother / Elżbieta Ostrowska -- Polish 'superwoman': a liberation or victimisation? / Elżbieta Ostrowska -- Caught between activity and passivity: women in the Polish school / Elżbieta Ostrowska -- Agnieszka and other solidarity heroines of Polish cinema / Ewa Mazierska -- Witches, bitches and other victims of the crisis of masculinity: women in Polish postcommunist cinema / Ewa Mazierska -- Between fear and attraction: images of 'other' women / Elżbieta Ostrowska -- 3: Women behind the camera -- Wanda Jakubowska: the Communist fighter / Ewa Mazierska -- Barbara Sass: the author of Women's films / Ewa Mazierska -- Agnieszka Holland: a sceptic / Elżbieta Ostrowska -- Dorota Kędzierzawska: ambivalent feminist / Ewa Mazierska
Bibliography Filmography: pages 221-225
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-233) and index
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Print version
Subject Motion pictures -- Poland.
Women in motion pictures.
Women in the motion picture industry -- Poland.
Form Electronic book
Author Ostrowska, Elżbieta, 1961-
Szwajcowska, Joanna.
ISBN 178238720X