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Contents Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Murray Pomerance and Frances Gateward Part 1. Archetypes and Façades 1. Bad Boys and Hollywood Hype: Gendered Conflict in Juvenile Delinquency Films 000 Timothy Shary 2. Boys Won't Be Boys: Cross-Gender Masquerade and Queer Agency in Ma Vie en rose 000 Cordula Quint 3. Survival of the Fattest: Contending with the Fat Boy in Children's Ensemble Films 000 Jerry Mosher 4. Crazy from the Heat: Southern Boys and Coming of Age 000 Mary B. O'Shea 5. "Perfect Childhoods": Larry Clark Puts Boys Onscreen Sudhir Mahadevan 000 6. The Beautiful English Boy: Mark Lester and Oliver! Dianne Brooks 000 7. The Man-Boys of Steven Spielberg 000 Murray Pomerance Part 2. Bonds and Beatifications 8. In Love and Trouble: Teenage Boys and Interracial Romance 000 Frances Gateward 9. The "Wee Men" of Glasgow Grow Up: Boyhood and Urban Space in Small Faces 000 Peter Clandfield and Christian Lloyd 10. The Boys' Price in Martinique: Visions of the Bildungsroman in Sugar Cane Alley 000 Tarshia L. Stanley 11. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Boy: François Truffaut, Antoine Doinel, and the Wild Child 000 Patrick E. White 12. Out West: Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho and the Lost Mother 000 Matthew Tinkcom 13. Mamma's Boy: Counting on Ghosts, Sending Smoke Signals, and Finding Surrogate Fathers in Contemporary Film 000 Nicole Marie Keating 14. Slack, Slacker, Slackest: Homosocial Bonding Practices in Contemporary Dude Cinema 000 John Troyer and Chani Marchiselli Part 3. Struggles and Redefinitions 15. Pursuits of Hapa-ness: Kip Fulbeck's Boyhood among Ghosts 000 Gina Marchetti 16. Cinematic Solutions to the Truancy Trend among Japanese Boys 000 Christopher Ames 17. L.I.E., The Believer, and the Sexuality of the Jewish Boy 000 Steven Alan Carr 18. The Feminization and Victimization of the African American Athlete in Boyz N the Hood, Cooley High, and Cornbread, Earl and Me 000 Charlene Regester 19. Bombay Boys: Dissolving the Male Child in Popular Hindi Cinema 000 Corey K. Creekmur 20. Jerkus Interruptus: The Terrible Trials of Masturbating Boys in Recent Hollywood Cinema 000 Steven Jay Schneider Contributors 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Boys in motion pictures.
Masculinity in motion pictures.