Visual and Other Pleasures (Theories of Represen)

by Laura Mulvey

Paperback, 1989

Status

Checked out

Publication

Indiana University Press (1989), Paperback, 201 pages

Description

This long awaited collection of essays will be required reading for anyone interested in feminism, film, and avant-garde practice.

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LibraryThing member Stevil2001
I read this book for my exams, and I seem to have misplaced my notes, so this review is going to be necessarily slight. It was suggested to me because my research project is about vision, about how the way we see translates into the way we think, and Mulvey of course has a lot to say about how we look, especially in her famous "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema." Its justly oft-cited, but I found little that was of help to my own project in it, and even less in the other essays in the book. Oh well, these things happen, and it's not a fault of the book!… (more)

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Physical description

201 p.; 6.2 inches

ISBN

0253204941 / 9780253204943
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