Title

Feminist film theory: a reader

Medium
BOOK          ISBN/Control: 0748608907
Fict/Non
Non Fiction
Class/Location
Authors
Publisher/Date
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1999 (reprinted 2003)
Subject
Physical
Paperback
Value
19.00
Notes

Contents

Introduction

Part I : Taking up the struggle

Introduction

1. Sharon Smith: " The image of women in film: some suggestions for future research"

2. Molly Haskell: "The Women's film"

3. Claire Johnston: "Women's cinema as counter-cinema"

4. B. Ruby Rich: "The crisis of naming in feminist film criticism"

Further reading

Part II : The language of theory

Introduction

5. Laura Mulvey: "Visual pleasure and naarative cinema"

6. Mary Ann Doane: "Caught and Rebecca: the inscription of feminity as absence"

7. Teresa de Lauretis: "Oedipus interruptus"

8. Kaja Silverman: "Lost objects and mistaken subjects"

Further reading

Part III : The female spectator

Introduction

9. Michelle Citron, Julia Lesage, Judith Mayne, B. Ruby Rich, Anna Marie Taylor and the editors of New German Critique: "Women and film: a discussion of feminist aesthetics"

10. Laura Mulvey: "Afterthoughts on 'Visual pleasure and narrative cinema' Inspired by King Vidor's Duel in the sun (1946)"

11. Mary Ann Doane: "Film and the masquerade: theorising the female spectator"

12. Annette Kuhn: "Women;s genres: melodrama, soap opera and theory"

Further reading

Part IV : Textual negotiations

Introduction

13. Christine Gledhill: 'Pleasureable negotiations"

14. Valerie Walkerdine: "Video replay: families, films and fantasy"

15. Jackie Stacey: "Feminine fascinations: forms of identification in star-audience relations"

16. Janet Staiger: "Taboos and totems: cultural meanings of The silence of the lambs"

Further reading

Part V : Fantasy, horror and the body

17. Carol J. Clover: "Her body, himself: gender in the slasher form"

18. Barbara Creed: "Horror and the monstrous-feminine: an imaginary abjection"

19. Linda Williams: "Film bodies: gender, genre and excess"

Further reading

Part VI: Re-thinking differences

Introduction

20. Jane Gaines: "White privilege and looking relations: race and gender in feminist film theory"

21. Bell Hooks: "The oppositional gaze: black female spectators"

22. Tania Modleski: "Cinema and the dark continent: race and gender in popular film"

23. Judith Butler: "Gender is burning: questions of appropriation and subversion"

Further reading

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