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'As You Desire Me': Reading 'The Divine Garbo' through Movement, Silence and the Sublime

Melinda Szaloky
Film History
Vol. 18, No. 2, Women and the Silent Screen (2006), pp. 196-208
Published by: Indiana University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3815636
Page Count: 13
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Abstract

Through her reading of Greta Garbo's star persona, the author interrogates the dominant theoretical paradigms that have been used to characterize female figures of the period, suggestively arguing how Garbo's ambiguity challenges these models.

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