Alerting readers to a body of recent work that has gone under-examined, Tania Modleski redraws in Old Wives' Tales the perimeter of popular culture. A critical analysis of films such as The Ballad of Little Jo, The Piano and Dogfight, Old Wives' Tales also takes up performance, autobiographical experience, and contemporary social issues to illustrate how women's genres mediate between us and reality. Modelski examines the changes occurring in traditional women's genres, such as romances and melodrama, and explores the phenomenon of female authors and performers who qcross-dressq--women, that is, who are moving into male genres and staking out territory declared off-limits by men and by many feminists.Collective-expressive model of relationship, vs. individual-expressive, 219a220, 234a236 aCome as You Area worship service, 166 ... 141, 232 Community benefits of, 108 building of, congregational vs. parish models of, 303a305 changing concept of, 299 culture of, 109 ... 47a48 Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago as, 243 Indo-Pakistani, 238f, 260a263, 261ta262t Lotus Sangha as, 206 Old Saint Patricka#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||Public Religion and Urban Transformation|
|Publisher||:||NYU Press - 2000-05-01|