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Lynda Bogel <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 10 Jan 1998 11:47:23 -0400
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"Breaking Waves", sort of....
>I am wondering if anybody might have any ideas on recent films depicting
>single mothers -- either as main characters or incidental characters?  I
>have most of the classics, and of course there are the Terminators, Jerry
>Maguire, Postcards from the Edge, etc.  However, the only movies I get to
>see with any regularity are those nasty Disney flicks and other children's
>animated features (my son is 6 years old).  So, I don't get to see adult
>movies very often.  This is my area of research for my dissertation, so any
>thoughts would be appreciated.  You can either respond to the list, or
>respond to me privately, if you have any good ideas.  (By recent films, I
>mean post 1960 -- I guess it's not that recent, huh?)
>Lisa :-)
>"There is nothing revolutionary whatsoever about the control of women's
>bodies by men.  The woman's body is the terrain on which patriarchy is
>                                        --Adrienne Rich
>Lisa R. Barry
>Ph.D. Candidate
>The Pennsylvania State University
>234 Sparks Building
>University Park, PA  16802
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