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dc.contributor.authorNorrie, Kathleen Margaret-
dc.description.abstractThis thesis comprises a study of the inscription of father, son, and daughter figures in French films of the 1930s and of the Occupation. Using the tool of Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, Part One looks at the inscription of patriarchy and the positions allotted within it to mature men, young men and young women in classic poetic-realist texts and run-of-the-mill productions of the 1930s, in order to identify the latent collective tensions in the society of that period. Part Two compares the inscription of father, son and daughter figures, together with certain stylistic features and themes, in a variety of films of the Occupation with the paradigm derived from the foregoing analysis, in order to qualify the widely held view that French films changed little between 1929 and 1945.en_GB
dc.publisherUniversity of Stirlingen_GB
dc.subject.lcshFamilies in motion picturesen_GB
dc.subject.lcshFrench cinemaen_GB
dc.subject.lcshFrance History German occupation, 1940-1945 Social aspectsen_GB
dc.subject.lcshMotion pictures, Frenchen_GB
dc.titleFamily patterns in French films of the 1930s and of the occupationen_GB
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen_GB
dc.type.qualificationnameDoctor of Philosophyen_GB
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