Hairspray

Hairspray

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English
176 Pages

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By reconsidering assumptions about mainstream popular culture and its revolutionary possibilities, author Dana Heller reveals that John Waters' popular 1988 film Hairspray is the director's most subversive movie.
  • Represents the first scholarly work on any of film director John Waters' films
  • Incorporates original interview material with the director
  • Reveals meanings embedded in the film's narrative treatment of racial and sexual politics

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Published 23 February 2011
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EAN13 9781444395624
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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By reconsidering assumptions about mainstream popular culture and its revolutionary possibilities, author Dana Heller reveals that John Waters' popular 1988 film Hairspray is the director's most subversive movie.
  • Represents the first scholarly work on any of film director John Waters' films
  • Incorporates original interview material with the director
  • Reveals meanings embedded in the film's narrative treatment of racial and sexual politics