Visual and Other Pleasures / Edition 2

Visual and Other Pleasures / Edition 2

by Laura Mulvey
     
 

This new edition of Laura Mulvey's first collection of essays contains a new introduction in which she re-assesses her essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema."See more details below

Overview

This new edition of Laura Mulvey's first collection of essays contains a new introduction in which she re-assesses her essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403992468
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/17/2009
Series:
Language, Discourse, Society Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,191,914
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

LAURA MULVEY is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Her most recent book is Death Twenty-four Times a Second: Reflections on Stillness in the Moving Image.

Table of Contents

New Introduction: Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema in the Light of New Technologies (2006)
• Introduction (1989)
• Acknowledgements
• PART 1: ICONOCLASM
• The Spectacle is Vulnerable: Miss World 1970
• Fears, Fantasies and the Male Unconscious, or 'You Don't Know What is Happening, Do You Mr.Jones?'
• Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema
• PART 2: MELODRAMA
• Afterthoughts on Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema Inspired by King Vidor's Duel in the Sun (1946)
• Notes on Sirk and Melodrama
• Fassbinder and Sirk
• Images of Women, Images of Sexuality: Some Films by J.L.Godard
• Melodrama Inside and Outside the Home
• PART 3: ON THE MARGINS
• Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti
• PART 4: AVANT-GARDE
• Film, Feminism and the Avant-Garde
• Dialogue With Spectatorship: Barbara Kruger and Victor Burgin
• 'Magnificent Obsession': An Introduction to the Work of Five Photographers
• Impending Time: Mary Kelly's Corpus
• PART 5: BOUNDARIES
• Changes: Thoughts on Myth, Narrative and Historical Experience
• The Oedipus Myth: Beyond the Riddles of the Sphinx
• Afterthoughts: Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema in the Light of Historical Context

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