Feminist Film Studies
Writing the Woman into Cinema
By (author) Janet McCabe
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Feminist Film Studies by Janet McCabe
Book DescriptionFeminist Film Studies provides an introduction to feminist film theory as a discourse from the early seventies to the present. Janet McCabe traces the broad ranging knowledges produced by feminist film scholarship, from formalist readings and psychoanalytical approaches to debates initiated by cultural studies, race and queer theory. This book thus aims to document a dynamic critical field, charting the numerous feminist interventions, and to critically think about how the social, political and cultural contexts informed debates and shaped the writing of a feminist film theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904764038
(201mm x 154mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Janet McCabe
Janet McCabe is a lecturer in Film Studies at Trinity College, Dublin. She writes on feminist film theory and women's narrative/narration in quality American television.
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