By Deborah Jermyn
Including Nancy Meyers within the Bloomsbury partners to modern Filmmakers rectifies this omission, giving her the type of exact attention and popularity she warrants and exploring how, even though the demanding situations authorship holds for feminist movie reviews, Meyers might be located as a talented 'auteur'. This ebook proposes that Meyers' box-office good fortune, the consistency of fashion and subject throughout her movies, and the breadth of her physique of labor as a writer/producer/director throughout greater than 3 many years on the vanguard of Hollywood, (thus importantly bridging the second/third waves of feminism) make her a key modern US filmmaker. established to satisfy the desires of either the coed and pupil, Jermyn's quantity situates Meyers inside this ancient and important context, exploring the designated traits of her physique of labor, the explanations at the back of the pervasive resistance to it and new methods of knowing her films.
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Nancy Meyers (The Bloomsbury Companions to Contemporary Filmmakers) by Deborah Jermyn