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Sue Thornham

SUE THORNHAM Professor and Head of the Department of Media and Film at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of Passionate Detachments: An Introduction to Feminist Film Theory (Edward Arnold, 1996), Feminist Theory and Cultural Studies (Edward Arnold 2001) and Women, Feminism and Media (Edinburgh University Press, 2007); the co-author, with Tony Purvis, of Television Drama: Theories and Identities (Palgrave 2005); the editor of Feminist Film Theory: A Reader (Edinburgh University Press 1999), and the co-editor, with Caroline Bassett and Paul Marris, of Media Studies: A Reader (Edinburgh University Press, 3rd edition 2009).  


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What If I Had Been the Hero?
Investigating Women's Cinema

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Sue Thornham's study explores issues in feminist filmmaking through an examination of a wide range of films by women filmmakers, ranging from the avant-garde...
Sue Thornham

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