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Publications of Jane M. Gaines    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Jane M. Gaines, Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law (forthcoming)
  2. Jane M. Gaines, Fire and Desire: Mixed Race Movies in the Silent Era (2001), University of Chicago Press

Minor Books

  1. Jane M. Gaines, The Documentary Destiny of Cinema (2009)  [author's comments]
  2. Jane M. Gaines, Fictioning Histories: Women Film Pioneers (2009), University of Illinois Press

Edited Volumes

  1. Jane M. Gaines and Radha Vatsal, Women Film Pioneers: An International Sourcebook (U.S. and Latin America), vol. I (2008)  [author's comments]
  2. with Jane M. Gaines and Monica Dall' Asta, Women Film Pioneers: An International Sourcebook (Europe, Canada, Asia), vol. II (forthcoming), University of Illinois Press  [author's comments]
  3. with Pearl Bowser and Charles Musser, eds., Oscar Micheaux and His Circle: African American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era (2001), Indiana University Press
  4. Jane M. Gaines and Michael Renov, eds., Collecting Visible Evidence (1999), University of Minnesota Press
  5. Jane M. Gaines, editor, Classical Hollywood Narrative: The Paradigm Wars (1992), Duke University Press
  6. Fabrications: Costume and the Female Body, edited by J. Gaines with Charlotte Herzog (1990), Routledge/AFI (Introduction: "Fabricating the Female Body" and "Costume and Narrative." Reprinted in German trans. in Dressed to Film -- Mode und Film, eds. Sabine Berthold Wein, Austria, 1998.)

Articles in a Journal

  1. J.M. Gaines, In-and-Out-of-Race: The Story of Noble Johnson, Women and Performance (Winter, 2004)  [author's comments]
  2. J.M. Gaines, First Fictions, Signs, vol. 30 no. 1 (Fall, 2004), pp. 1293 - 1317  [author's comments]
  3. J.M. Gaines, Sexual Semiosis, Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy, vol. 11 (Spring, 2004), pp. 55 - 67  [author's comments]
  4. J.M. Gaines, Everyday Estrangement, New Literary History, vol. 33 no. 4 (Autumn 2002), pp. 781-801
  5. J.M. Gaines, Radical Attractions, Wide Angle 21 no. 2 (2002) (Special issue on George Stoney. Reprinted in German translation in Strategies of Liberal Hegemony--Critical Renewal of Ideas of Emancipation--Papers from the Conference Honoring Frigga Haug, Hamburg, Germany (2002).)
  6. J.M. Gaines, Machines That Make the Body Do Things, Polygraph no. 13 (2001) (Reprinted in More Dirty Looks: Gender, Power, Pornography. Ed. Pamela Church- Gibson. British Film Institute, 2004.)
  7. J.M. Gaines, Lonely Boy and the Vérité of Sexuality, Canadian Journal of Film Studies, vol. 8 no. 1 (Fall, 1999)
  8. J.M. Gaines, The Absurdity of Property in the Person, Yae Journal of Law & the Humanities, vol. 10 no. 2 (Summer, 1998)
  9. J.M. Gaines, Queering Feminist Film Theory, Jump Cut no. 41 (Spring, 1997) (Essay review of Chris Straayer, Deviant Eyes, Deviant Bodies.)
  10. J.M. Gaines, Feminist Heterosexuality and its Politically Incorrect Pleasures, Critical Inquiry, vol. 21 no. 1 (Winter, 1995) (Reprinted in German translation in Texte Zur Kunst (September 1995); Reprinted in abridged form in Wide Angle (Winter 2001), Special issue on Women Make Movies.)
  11. J.M. Gaines, Revolutionary Theory, Pre-Revolutionary Melodrama, Discourse, vol. 17 no. 3 (Spring, 1995)
  12. J.M. Gaines, Acting for Machines, Semiotica, vol. 96 no. 1-2 (August 1993) (Essay Review of James Naremore, Acting in the Cinema.)
  13. J.M. Gaines, Competing Glances: Who Is Reading Robert Mapplethorpe's Black Book?, New Formations no. 16 (Summer, 1992)
  14. J.M. Gaines, Dorothy Arzner's Trousers, Jump Cut no. 37 (Spring, 1992), pp. 88-98
  15. J.M. Gaines, From Elephants to LUX Soap: Early Motion Picture Exploitation, The Velvet Light Trap no. 25 (Spring, 1990) (Reprinted in German trans. in Eds. Vince Hediger and Christine Noll Brinckmann, Demnächst in ihrem Kino (Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You.)
  16. J.M. Gaines, Dead Ringer: Jacqueline Onassis and the Look-Alike, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. XXCVII no. 3 (Winter, 1989) (Reprinted in Classical Narrative Cinema: The Paradigm Wars. Ed. Jane Gaines. Duke University Press; International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory. Ed. Tom D. Campbell. Darthmouth Publishing, 1995.)
  17. J.M. Gaines, Documentary Film and the 'Invention' of Appalachian Folk Culture, Jump Cut no. 34 (March, 1989)
  18. J.M. Gaines, The QUEEN CHRISTINA Tie-Ups: Convergence of Show Window and Screen, Quarterly Review of Film and Video XI no. 4 (1989) (Reprinted in Feminist Cultural Studies. Ed. Terry Lovell (Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., 1996.)
  19. J.M. Gaines, Scar of Shame: Skin Color and Caste in Black Silent Melodrama, Cinema Journal, vol. XXVI no. 4 (Summer, 1987) (Reprinted in Imitations of Life: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama. Ed. Marcia Landy. Wayne State University Press, 1991; Black Issues in Film and Visual Media. Ed. Charlene Regester, The Black Experience in the Western Hemisphere (ProQuest and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, forthcoming.)
  20. J.M. Gaines, Do Dogs Dance?: Cultural Codes in the Cinema, Jump Cut no. 31 (Winter, 1986)
  21. J.M. Gaines, War, Women and Lipstick: Fan Mags in the 40's, Heresies no. 19 (January, 1986)
  22. J.M. Gaines, White Privilege and Looking Relations: Race and Gender in Feminist Film Theory, Cultural Critique no. 4 (1986) (Revised and reprinted in Screen 29, no. 4 (Autumn 1988); Reprinted also in Sexual Strategems: Issues in Feminist Film Criticism. Ed. Patricia Erens. Indiana University Press, 1990; Multiple Voices: Issues in Feminist Film Criticism. Eds. Diane Carson, Linda Dittmar, and Janice Welsch, University of Minnesota, 1993. Feminist Film Theory: A Reader, Ed. Sue Thornton. New York University Press, 1999. Oxford Readings in Feminism: Feminism and Film. Ed. E. Ann Kaplan. Oxford University PRess, 1999. The Film Studies Reader. Eds. Joanne Hollows, Mark Janovich, and Peter Hutchings, Arnold, 1999. Visual Culture: The Reader. Eds. Jessica Evans and Stuart Hall. Sage, 1999. Hollywood: Critical Concepts. Ed. Thomas Schatz. Routledge, 2004.)
  23. J.M. Gaines with Charlotte Herzog, 'Puffed Sleeves Before Tea-Time': Joan Crawford, Adrian, and Women Audiences, Wide Angle, vol. 6 no. 4 (Spring, 1985) (Reprinted in Stardom: Industries of Desire. Ed. Christine Gledhill Routledge/British Film Institute, 1991.)
  24. J.M. Gaines, Women and Representation: Can We Enjoy Alternative Pleasure?, Jump Cut no. 29 (Spring, 1984) (Reprinted in American Media and Mass Culture: Left Perspectives. Ed. Don Lazere., University of California Press, 1987; Sexual Strategms: Issues in Feminist Film Criticism. Ed. Patricia Erens (Indiana University Press, 1990).)
  25. J.M. Gaines, In the Service of Ideology: How Betty Grable's Legs Won the War, Film Reader, vol. 5 (Winter 1981-1982)
  26. J.M. Gaines with Charlotte Herzog, The Comedy of Inequality: Hildy Johnson and the 'Man-Tailored' Suit, Film Reader, vol. 5 (Winter 1981-1982)
  27. J.M. Gaines, The Showgirl and the Wolf, Cinema Journal XX no. 1 (Fall, 1980) (Reprinted in Cinema Examined. Ed. Richard Dyer McCann and Jack C. Ellis. E.P. Dutton, 1982.)

Articles Accepted in Journal

  1. Jane M. Gaines, My Body: Me, Myself, and Us, Z (December, 2007)  [author's comments]
  2. Jane M. Gaines, Sad Songs of Nitrate, Camera Obscura, vol. 22 no. 3 66 (October, 2007), pp. 171 - 178 [171]
  3. Jane M. Gaines, The Production of Outrage: The Anti-War Film and the Radical Documentary Tradition, Framework, vol. 42 no. 2 (October, 2007)
  4. Jane M. Gaines, Documentary Radicality, edited by Thomas Waugh, Canadian Journal of Film Studies, vol. 16 no. 1 (Spring, 2007), pp. 5 - 24
  5. J.M. Gaines, Early Cinema's Heyday of Copying, Cultural Studies, vol. 20 no. 2 - 3 (June, 2006), pp. 227 - 244
  6. J.M. Gaines, In and Out of Race, Women and Performance, vol. 29 (December, 2005)  [author's comments]
  7. J.M. Gaines, Film History and the Two Presents of Feminist Film Theory, Cinema Journal, vol. 44 no. 1 (Summer, 2005)

Articles in a Collection

  1. J.M. Gaines, "Domestic Melodrama" and "Star System" essays, in International Encyclopedia of Early Cinema, edited by Richard Abel (2005), Routledge
  2. J.M. Gaines, Identification, in Historisch-kritisches Wörterbuch des Marxisms, vol. Bd. 6 (2005)
  3. J.M. Gaines, Machines that Make the Body Do Things, in More Dirty Looks: Gender, Power, Pornography, edited by Pamela Church-Gibson (2004), British Film Institute
  4. J.M. Gaines, White Privilege and Looking Relations: Race and Gender in Feminist Film Theory, in Hollywood: Critical Concepts, edited by Thomas Schatz (2004), Routledge
  5. Jane M. Gaines, Machines That Make the Body Do Things, in More Dirty Looks, edited by Pamela Church-Gibson (Fall, 2003), British Film Institute
  6. J.M. Gaines, Of Cabbages and Authorship, in A Feminist Reader in Early Cinema, edited by Jennifer Bean and Diane Negri (2002), Duke University Press
  7. J.M. Gaines with Neil Lerner, The Orchestration of Affect, in The Sounds of Early Cinema, edited by Richard Abel and Rick Altman (2001), Indiana University Press
  8. J.M. Gaines, Within Our Gates: From Race Melodrama to Opportunity Narrative, in Oscar Micheaux and His Circle, edited by Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser (2001), Pordenone, Italy: Giornate del Cinema Muto
  9. J.M. Gaines, Birthing Nations, in Cinema and Nation, edited by Mette Hjort and John MacKenzie (2000), Routledge
  10. J.M. Gaines, Dream/Factory, in Rethinking Film Studies, edited by Christine Gledhill and Linda Williams (2000), Arnold
  11. J.M. Gaines, Green Like Me, in Hollywood Spectatorship: Changing Perceptions of Cinema Audiences, edited by Melvyn Stokes and Richard Maltby (2000), British Film Institute
  12. J.M. Gaines, On Wearing the Film, in Fashion Culture, edited by Stella Bruzzi and Pamela Church-Gibson (2000), Routledge
  13. J.M. Gaines with Charlotte Herzog, The Fantasy of Authenticity in Western Costume, in Back in the Saddle Again, edited by Ed Buscombe and Roberta Pearson (1998), British Film Institute
  14. J.M. Gaines, Oscar Micheaux, in Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History (1996), Columbia University Press
  15. J.M. Gaines, The 'Melos' in Marxist Theory, in Hidden Foundation: Film and the Question of Class, edited by David James and Rick Berg (1995), University of Minnesota Press (reprinted in German translation in Das Argument (1998).)
  16. J.M. Gaines, Birth of a Nation and Within Our Gates: Two Tales of the American South, in Dixie Debates: Perspectives in Southern Culture, edited by Richard H. King and Helen Taylor (1995), Pluto Press
  17. J.M. Gaines, Reincarnation as the Ring on Liz Taylor's Finger: Andy Warhol and the Right of Publicity, in The Paradoxes of Rights, edited by Thomas R. Kearns and Austin Sarat (1995), University of Michigan
  18. J.M. Gaines, Fire and Desire: Race, Melodrama, and Oscar Micheaux, in Black Cinema: History, Theory and Criticism, edited by Manthia Diawara (1993), Routledge and Chapman, Hall/American Film Institute (Reprinted in Melodrama: Stage/Picture/Screen. Ed. Christine Gledhill. British Film Institute, 1994; Ed. Charlene Regester, The Black Experience in the Western Hemisphere (ProQuest and the Schonburg Center for Research in Black Culture.)
  19. J.M. Gaines, Bette Midler and the Piracy of Identity, in Music and Copyright, edited by Simon Frith (1993), University of Edinburgh Press
  20. J.M. Gaines, Guilty Copiers: The Subject and the Machine in Anglo-American Copyright Law, in Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts Handbook, edited by Robert Thorne and John David Viera (1992), Clark Boardman
  21. J.M. Gaines, Photography 'Surprises' the Law: The Portrait of Oscar Wilde, in Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts Handbook, edited by Robert Thorne and John David Viera (1991), Clark Boardman
  22. J.M. Gaines, Superman and the Protective Strength of the Trademark, in Logics of Television: Essays in Cultural Criticism, edited by Patricia Mellencamp (1990), Indiana University Press
  23. J.M. Gaines, Costume in the Western, in Companion to the Western, edited by Edward Buscombe (1987), British Film Institute/ Andre Deutsch

Book Reviews

  1. Linda Williams, Playing the Race Card, Film Quarterly, vol. 58 no. 7 (2005)
  2. Mark Rose, Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright, Business History Review, vol. 68 no. 1 (1994)
  3. Tom Gunning, D.W. Griffith and the Origins of American Film: The Early Years at Biograph and Miriam Hansen, Babel and Babylon: Spectatorship in American Silent Film, Discourse, vol. 15 no. 3 (1993)
  4. Laura Mulvey, Visual and Other Pleasures; Lucy Fischer, Shot/Countershot: Film Tradition and Women's Cinema, and Constance Penley, The Future of an Illusion: Film, Feminism, and Psychoanalysis, Screen, vol. 32 no. 1 (Winter, 1991)
  5. Jane Radway, Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature, The Minnesota Review no. 26 (Spring, 1986)

Articles Accepted in Collection

  1. Jane M. Gaines, "The Ingenuity of Women and Genre", in Gender and Genre, edited by Christine Gledhill (2008), University of Illinois Press
  2. Jane M. Gaines, Cinema/Ideology/Society: The Cold War in Film Theory, in Handbook of Film Studies, edited by James Donald, Patrick Fuery, and Michael Renov (2007), Sage
  3. Jane M. Gaines, "The Genius of Genre", in Con/texts of Invention, edited by Mario Bagioli, Peter Jaszi, Martha Woodmansee (forthcoming)

Translation of a Book

  1. J.M. Gaines, Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law (forthcoming), Marcial Pons Ediciones, Madrid

Translation in a Collection

  1. Jane M. Gaines, Documentary Radicality, in Nouveaux indices du monte--aspects du documentaire contemporain, edited by Jean-Luc Lioult (forthcoming, 2008)