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Ambivalent Sexualities in a Transnational Context

Romanian and Bulgarian Migrant Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

heteropatriarchal script plays out within Romanian and Bulgarian national communities, most members of which share heteropatriarchal values. As norms regulating acceptable sexual behaviors differ sharply between the two scripts, the migrant sex workers need to bear

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Disrupted PECMA Flows

A Cognitive Approach to the Experience of Narrative Complexity in Film

Veerle Ros and Miklós Kiss

as disruptive, is now considered conventional. Bordwell (1985: 153) discusses the interaction of narrative conventions with a film’s internal narrative system in more detail. He posits that a film can establish its own intrinsic norms that may or

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Ivan Mozzhukhin’s Acting Style

Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

Johannes Riis

terms of problems and solutions and in terms of norms, tasks, and constraints faced by the agent of an artistic choice ( Bordwell 1997: 149–157 ; Carroll 1993 ). Kuleshov’s experiment with Mozzhukhin may at times have served as “an ink-blot test out of

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Todd Berliner

sometimes refers to as its “production value.” From a purely monetary standpoint, Hollywood values style more than story. Let us therefore try to understand the aesthetic pleasures afforded by Hollywood's stylistic norms. First and foremost, Hollywood film

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The Rich Inferential World of Mad Men

Serialized Television and Character Interiority

Jason Gendler

season progresses. 16 Even more intriguing would be to examine how different television series compare to one another along these lines. A likely hypothesis is that different series develop their own intrinsic norms for their balance between episodic

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Ted Nannicelli

’s conception of multiple instance artworks as “norm-kinds” is correct (1980: 58). In saying this, I don’t mean to make any particularly contentious ontological commitments. Rather, I simply want to take, as given, the intuitive idea that whatever multiple

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“The Dragon Can't Roar”

Analysis of British Expatriate Masculinity in Yusuf Dawood's One Life Too Many

Antony Mukasa Mate

cultural norms of British nobility that require women to be chaste and honorable. Anna, however, is not domesticated at home like the typical African woman. She even has a domestic helper called Mutua. However, her bone of contention is that she plays a

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Gianni Barchiesi, Laura T. Di Summa, Joseph G. Kickasola, and Peter Verstraten

thinking of objections, but will likely find that Hanich has also considered them and eventually addresses them in the book. Indeed, he most often develops subcategories for phenomena outside the norms he has established, arguing for their meaning against

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Katherine Thomson-Jones

of Jenefer Robinson. Shot composition and editing, as well as scene blocking, are discussed as they affect the way viewers interpret characters’ emotions. And references to film style and cultural norms are used to explain the film’s distinctive

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Lowry Martin

appropriate images to convey the hard reality of Morocco and the silences it imposes on everyone ( Knegt 2014 ). In the context of queer sexualities—those that fail to adhere to heteropatriarchal norms—Taïa has stated that he views this silence as a function