About the Author
Edward Gallafent is Emeritus Professor of Film Studies at the University of Warwick, UK. He is the author of Clint Eastwood: Actor and Director (1994), Astaire and Rogers (2000), Quentin Tarantino (2006) and Letters and Literacy in Hollywood Film (2013). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the online publication Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism.
Table of Contents1. Introduction.- 2. Bette Davis: 1937-43: Motherhood.- 3. Joan Fontaine: 1939-50: Devotion.- 4. Kim Novak: 1954-64: The Stranger.- 5. Meryl Streep: 1979-85: The Present and the Past.- 6. Conclusion.