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The Power of the Image: Essays on Representation and Sexuality
     

The Power of the Image: Essays on Representation and Sexuality

by Annette Kuhn
 

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Analyses a wide range of film and still photographs to explore culturally dominant images and how they work. Extensively illustrated, this challenging collection of essays is essential reading for all students of media and women's studies.

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Analyses a wide range of film and still photographs to explore culturally dominant images and how they work. Extensively illustrated, this challenging collection of essays is essential reading for all students of media and women's studies.

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"A shrewd and closely-argued analysis of how dominant images of femininity and sexual difference are constructed." Modern Language Review

"Kuhn’s thinking is impressive, she is rarely dogmatic, and she is not without the occasional quiet irony." Film Quarterly

"Thoughtful, concise, and highly readable essays." Women’s Studies Review

"Polemical writing, which argues for rather than tells about ... In this book, Kuhn continually probes, looking further than individual methods permit." Screen

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136137648
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
156
File size:
2 MB

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