Posts Tagged: Jennifer Lawrence

Transgressive and Unruly Women: Talking with Anne Helen Petersen

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Anne Helen Peterson discusses her new book, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman, her writing process, and academia.

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Cold Shoulders

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For Film Comment, Shonni Enelow discusses the restrained acting style present in many mainstream American films and the anxieties it reveals about emotional expression:  We can see the same kind of emotional retrenchment and wariness in a number of performances by the most popular young actors of the last several years. We could look to Rooney Mara, Michael […]

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Jennifer Lawrence to Play Claire Bidwell Smith in Memoir Movie

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Claire Bidwell Smith isn’t only a Rumpus interviewee and writer of Letters in the Mail—she’s also the author of a wrenching memoir about coming of age while losing both her parents. That book, The Rules of Inheritance, is now being adapted into a movie with Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role. Congratulations, Claire! We can’t wait […]

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