In the Realm of Pleasure by Gaylyn Studlar
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In the Realm of Pleasure
By Gaylyn Studlar

In the Realm of Pleasure

Von Sternberg, Dietrich and the Masochistic Aesthetic Columbia University Press Morningside ed

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In the Realm of Pleasure by Gaylyn Studlar

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This textual analysis of the six Paramount films directed by Josef von Sternberg which starred Marlene Dietrich, probes the source of their visual and psychological complexity. It illustrates how masochism extends into the area of artistic form, language and the production of pleasure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231082334
ISBN-10: 0231082339
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Pages: 247
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gaylyn Studlar

Gaylyn Studlar is an associate professor in the film studies program at Emory University.

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