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Subject: romance

A thematic analysis of representations of romantic and sexual relationships in contemporary British and Hollywood cinema, focussing on the probable impact on young women

  • Author:
  • Maisie Maud Doherty
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • cinema
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • relationship
  • romance
  • sexual relationships
  • sexuality
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

Where’s Austen? The use and misuse of Jane Austen’s irony in literary film adaptation

  • Author:
  • Florence Moorhead
  • Subjects:
  • cinema
  • film
  • film adaptation
  • filmmaker
  • irony
  • Jane Austen
  • literary film
  • literature
  • Love and Friendship
  • Mansfield Park
  • novel
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • romance
  • textual analysis
  • tone
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Red nail polish, artistic men, and Bernard Cadney’s flabby face: the gender identities constructed and communicated in 1930s popular romance novels

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Norman
  • Subjects:
  • 1930s
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • popular romance novels
  • romance
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History