JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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American Medusa: Bette Davis, Beyond the Forest, femininity and Camp

 

David Greven

David Greven is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Literatures in English at Connecticut College. He is the author of Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush (University of Texas Press, 2010), Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek (McFarland, 2010), and Men Beyond Desire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). His most recent book, Psycho-Sexual: Hitchcock and the Films of the 1970s, is forthcoming from Texas in 2012. Greven is currently working on books about Hawthorne and Freud, same-sex desire in antebellum American literature, and post-millennial Hollywood masculinity.