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Visual and Other Pleasures : Language, Discourse, Society (Paperback) - Laura Mulvey

Visual and Other Pleasures

Language, Discourse, Society (Paperback)

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The essays collected in this book reflect some of the commitments and changes during the period that saw the women's movement shift into feminism and the development of feminism's involvement with the politics of representation, psychoanalytic film theory and avant-garde aesthetics.;The essays also tell, implicitly, a personal story - of someone gradually learning to express themselves in writing through feminism and becoming visibly more articulate over the course of time. Central to the collection is Mulvey's famous polemic "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema". Mulvey has directed six films with Peter Wollen and is a major British cultural theorist.

Preface - PART 1 ICONOCLASM - The Spectacle is Vulnerable: Miss World 1971 - Fears, Fantasies and the Male Unconscious OR 'You Don't know What is Happening, Do You Mr Jones?' - Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema - PART 2 MELODRAMA - Afterthoughts on 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema' inspired by King Vidor's Duel in the Sun 1946 Fassbinder and Sirk - Notes on Sirk and Melodrama - Images of Women, Images of Sexuality: Some Films by J.L.Godard - Melodrama Inside and Outside the Home - PART 3 - Frida Kahlo and Tina Medotti - PART 4 AVANT-GARDE - Film, Feminism and the Avant-garde - Barbara Kruger and Victor Burgin - 'Magnificent Obsession' - Impending Time: Mary Kelly's Corpus - PART 5 CHANGES

ISBN: 9780333445297
ISBN-10: 0333445295
Series: Language, Discourse, Society (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 215
Published: 1st March 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 15