About the Author
Heather Laing is a freelance lecturer and writer and an Associate Tutor in Film Studies. She is the author of Gabriel Yared's The English Patient: A Film Score Guide, 'Emotion by Numbers: Music, Song and the Musical' in Musicals: Hollywood and Beyond, ed. Bill Marshall and Robynn J. Stilwell (Intellect, 2000) and 'The Rhythm of the Night: Reframing Silence, Music and Masculinity in Beau Travail' in European Film Music, ed. Miguel Mera and David Burnand.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction; The siren and the muse: ideas of gender, emotion and subjectivity in music and film; Music and the voice in the woman's film; The female listener; The female musician; The male musician; Notes; Bibliography; Filmography; Index.