By Shohini Chaudhuri

ISBN-10: 0415324327

ISBN-13: 9780415324328

ISBN-10: 0415324335

ISBN-13: 9780415324335

Focusing at the ground-breaking paintings of Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis and Barbara Creed, this ebook explores how, because it begun within the Seventies, feminist movie idea has revolutionized the way in which that movies and their spectators will be understood.

Examining the hot and designated techniques of every of those thinkers, this publication presents the main unique account up to now in their ideas.

It illuminates the six key options and demonstrates their worth as instruments for movie analysis:

  • the male gaze

  • the girl voice

  • technologies of gender

  • queering desire

  • the monstrous-feminine

  • masculinity in crisis.

Testing their principles with a few different examples from modern cinema and television, Shohini Chaudhuri exhibits how those 4 thinkers build their theories via their examining of flicks.

An very good examine significant other for all scholars of movie thought and women’s studies.

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