Returning home to Pine Hill to attend her mother's funeral Ellie sees her childhood friend Helen for the first time in 30 years. In that time both women have married, had children & divorced, & have careers that satisfy them. When Ellie stays on in Pine Hill to settle her mother's estate, Helen jumps at the chance to resume their friendship.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press
In this book, Tueth looks at some of the most enduring comic movies of all time. Beginning with the anarchic rompDuck Soup (1933), each chapter explores a specific sub-genre by examining a representative film. Tueth delves into the background of each film's production and discusses their audience reception and critical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK
A dramatic story of Ireland in revolt after WWI, and two women whose futures are inextricably linked... 1920s Ireland is a troubled place. The War has ended, but the IRA are beginning to agitate. Sending fear into the heart of the Anglo-Irish gentry. Against this backdrop, best friends Julia and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-20 - Publisher: University of Texas Press
Unruly women have been making a spectacle of themselves in film and on television from Mae West to Roseanne Arnold. In this groundbreaking work, Kathleen Rowe explores how the unruly woman—often a voluptuous, noisy, joke-making rebel or "woman on top"—uses humor and excess to undermine patriarchal norms and authority. At