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Author Jay, Betty.

Title Weird lullabies : mothers and daughters in contemporary film / Betty Jay
Published Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.43652 Jay/Wlm  AVAILABLE
Description 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents "All imperfect things": motherhood and the aesthetics of ambivalence in The piano -- Black mother/white daughter : surrogacy and resistance in Friends -- "Let's moider mother" : Heavenly creatures and the politics of delusion -- "Something better left alone" : interrogating the mother in Dolores Claiborne -- "To Nantucket by the light of the moon" : recovering Woolf in Losing Chase -- "'Tis a book of the dead" : the maternal spectre in The others -- "Not another mama story!" : maternal sacrifice in Step mom -- True thing and Pieces of april
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [215]-222) and index
Subject Mothers and daughters in motion pictures.
LC no. 2008038881
ISBN 9783039118397 alkaline paper