Mellen, Joan

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MELLEN, Joan. American. Genres: Film, Biography, Novels. Career: Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia. Publications: A Film Guide to the Battle of Algiers, 1973; Marilyn Monroe, 1973; Women and Their Sexuality in the New Film, 1973; Voices from the Japanese Cinema, 1975; The Waves at Genji's Door: Japan Through Its Cinema, 1976; Big Bad Wolves: Masculinity in the American Film, 1978; (ed.) The World of Luis Buñuel, 1978; Natural Tendencies, 1981; Privilege: The Enigma of Sasha Bruce, 1983; Bob Knight: His Own Man, 1988; Kay Boyle: Author of Herself, 1994; Hellman and Hammett, 1996. Address: Department of English, College of Arts and Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19112, U.S.A.