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date: 07 August 2020

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This chapterexamines issues about film soundtrack in relation to gender and sexuality. It analyzes the connection of soundtrack theory to feminist and queer theories, and it considers the adjustments to these two theoretical positions that are necessary when attention is brought to bear on the soundtrack. It reviews the films Suddenly, Last Summer and The Hours, and suggests that it is often difficult to neatly separate feminist and queer readings because both bear on sexuality as it relates to power.

Keywords: film soundtrack, gender, sexuality, soundtrack theory, feminist theory, queer theory, Suddenly, Last Summer, The Hours

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