Riabov O. V. «Mr. John Lancaster Peck»: American masculinity in Soviet Cold War cinema (1946—1963) pp.44-57

The article based on the analysis of Soviet movies and film criticism of the «long fif￾ties» is devoted to investigating the ways in which the films exploited gender discourse to produce Otherness. Cinematic representations of the American masculinity served as a weapon of the Cold War. Masculinity of the Enemy was pictured as deviant; at the same time the films created images of the «good Americans» who aspired to satisfy gender norms of the Soviet way of life. read in PDF>>>