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Deneuve in the 1990s

Citation
Johnston C (2007) Deneuve in the 1990s. In: Downing L, Harris S (ed.). The Stardom of Catherine Deneuve: From Perversion to Purity, Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, pp. 129-143.

Abstract
Catherine Deneuve is indisputably one of the world's most celebrated actresses, both in her own native France and throughout the world. Her career has spanned five decades during which she has worked with the most significant of French auteurs, as well as forging partnerships with international directors such as Bunuel and Polanski. The Deneuve star persona has attained such iconic status as to come to symbolise the very essence of French womanhood and civic identity. In this wide-ranging and authoritative collection of essays by a selection of international film academics and writers, the Deneuve persona is scrutinised and illuminated. Beyond the glamorous iconographic status of Yves Saint Laurent's muse, and the epitome of sexual inviolability, Deneuve's status as actress is foregrounded.

StatusPublished
EditorDowning L, Harris S
AuthorsJohnston Cristina
Publication date2007
URLhttp://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/…ct=9780719073380
PublisherManchester University Press
Place of publicationManchester and New York
ISBN 9780719073380
LanguageEnglish
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