Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
248
Utgivningsdatum
2016-07-13
Förlag
McFarland & Co Inc
Medarbetare
Bjrklund, Elisabet
Illustrationer
17 photos, notes, bibliographies, index
Dimensioner
255 x 180 x 15 mm
Vikt
445 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
466:B&W 7 x 10 in or 254 x 178 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781476665443

Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution

Critical Essays

Häftad,  Engelska, 2016-07-13
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Swedish cinema became recognized for daring representations of sexuality with such films as One Summer of Happiness (1951), The Silence (1963), I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and a wave of sex films in the late 1960s and 1970s. The association between Swedish film and sexuality shows up frequently in popular culture. From Taxi Driver (1976) to Mad Men (2007-2015), dirty Swedish movie references abound. Yet the connection has attracted little critical attention. In this collection of new essays, Swedish and American scholars go beyond popular misconceptions to explore the origins, influences and reception of sexuality in Swedish cinema during the "sexual revolution" on both sides of the Atlantic. A broad range of topics are covered, from analyses of key films, to a behind-the-scenes study of the Swedish Film Institute, which played a significant role in opposing Swedish film censorship.
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Elisabet Bjrklund is a senior lecturer in film studies at Linnaeus University in Vxj. Mariah Larsson has taught sexuality studies at Malm University and is a senior lecturer in film studies at Linnaeus University.

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Table of Contents Acknowledgments (Elisabet Bjrklund and Mariah Larsson) Introduction: Beyond Swedish Summers (Elisabet Bjrklund and Mariah Larsson) I. Summertime Sensuality The Story of a Bad Girl! Summer with Monika, Sexploitation and the Selling of Erotic Bergman in America (Arne Lunde) It Started with a Kiss: Sexuality and Swedish Film in 1951 (Anders Marklund) II. Art, Sexploitation and Pornography Pillow Talk, Swedish Style: To Love (Anu Koivunen) Her Body, His Self: Authorship and Gender in I Am Curious (Yellow) and I Am Curious (Blue) (Anders Wilhelm berg) Ann and Eve: A Filmmaker Strikes Back (Bengt Bengtsson) A Porn of Ones Own? Anne-Marie Berglund and Weekend in Stockholm (Mariah Larsson) Come and Blow the Horn: Sound, Sex and Cultural Heritage (Mats Bjrkin) III. Obscenity and Censorship The Open Secret: Illegal Screenings of Pornographic Films for Public Audiences in Sweden, 19211943 (Tommy Gustafsson) 491 and the Censorship Controversy (Lena Lennerhed) The Limits of Sexual Depictions in the Late 1960s (Elisabet Bjrklund) IV. The Institutionalization of Sex in Sweden Institutionalized Sexploitation? The Swedish Film Institute and Research on the Effects of Cinema in the 1960s (Per Vesterlund) P(owe)R, Sex and Mad Men Swedish StyleOr How the Personal Can Become the Political (Maaret Koskinen) Egrets in the Porno Swamp: The Swedish Film Institute and Swedish Sin (Lars Diurlin) V. The American Reception of Swedish Illegally Blonde: Swedish Sin and Pornography in U.S. and Swedish Imaginations, 19551971 (Klara Arnberg and Carl Marklund) A Modicum of Social Value? The Critical and Legal Discussion I Am Curious (Yellow) in America (Ulf Jonas Bjrk) Many of Your Finer Nudie Films: Saga Film, Swedish National Cinema and Seventies Transnational Erotic Film (Kevin Heffernan) About the Contributors Index