Bisexual characters in film :

Bryant, Wayne M.

Bisexual characters in film : from Anaïs to Zee / Wayne M. Bryant. - New York : Harrington Park Press, c1997. - xiii, 186 p. ; 22 cm. - Haworth gay & lesbian studies .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-159) and indexes.

Who is bisexual? Similarities and differences of real and celluloid bisexuals -- In the beginning. A survey of bisexual representation in silent film. Early activism -- Breaking the code. The history of the motion picture production code. Independent filmmakers challenge the code -- Lost in the translation. "Sanitizing" bisexual characters. Rewriting biographies. The case of no sexuality -- Killers and psychos and queers! Oh my! Lunatic killers and the mentally ill. Other bisexual criminals -- Bisexual as victim. No rest for the wicked! -- Wedded bliss. Stereotypes of bisexual husbands. Why wives turn to other women -- Anything that moves. Promiscuity among screen bisexuals -- Do the hustle. Bisexual male prostitution. Runaways -- Bi camp -- The butt of the joke -- Oil and water? Lesbians and bisexuals together on film -- In their own image. Historical definitions of bisexuality. Bisexual entertainers: Making a difference -- By the bi. The bisexual influence offscreen. Bisexual writers.

078900142X 9780789001429 1560238941 9781560238942


Bisexuality in motion pictures.

PN1995.9.B57 / B78 1997


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