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Feminist Film Theorists

Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis, Barbara Creed

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Feminist Film Theorists by Shohini Chaudhuri
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Focusing on the ground-breaking work of Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis and Barbara Creed, this book explores how, since it began in the 1970s, feminist film theory has revolutionized the way that films and their spectators can be understood. Examining the new and distinctive approaches of each of these thinkers, this book provides the most detailed account so far of their ideas. It illuminates the six key concepts and demonstrates their value as tools for film analysis: the male gaze the female voice technologies of gender queering desire the monstrous-feminine masculinity in crisis. Testing their ideas with a number of other examples from contemporary cinema and TV, Shohini Chaudhuri shows how these four thinkers construct their theories through their reading of films. An excellent study companion for all students of film theory and women's studies.

Author Biography

Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex, UK
Release date NZ
August 24th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
160
Dimensions
129x198x9
ISBN-13
9780415324335
Product ID
1682378

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