BOOK DATA. Genevieve Yue, Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality. New York: Fordham University Press, 2020. $110 cloth; $32 paper; $31.99 e-book. 240 pages.

Genevieve Yue’s Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality opens with a straightforward delineation of its disciplinary intervention: extending feminist film scholarship into the realm of film materiality. Girl Head both builds on and moves away from the field’s well-established focus on analyzing filmic texts for their representation of women and of gender dynamics more broadly, foregrounding instead the ways film as a material form has been subject to often invisible and implicit gendering processes. There is good reason for such shift in attention. Because, as Yue...

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