By Shohini Chaudhuri
Focusing at the ground-breaking paintings of Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis and Barbara Creed, this e-book explores how, because it all started within the Nineteen Seventies, feminist movie concept has revolutionized the way in which that motion pictures and their spectators will be understood.
Examining the hot and precise methods of every of those thinkers, this ebook offers the main particular account up to now in their ideas.
It illuminates the six key ideas 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 indicates how those 4 thinkers build their theories via their analyzing of movies.
An very good learn significant other for all scholars of movie concept and women’s studies.