Theorizing Desire by Kristyn Gorton
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Theorizing Desire
By Kristyn Gorton

Theorizing Desire

From Freud to Feminism to Film

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Theorizing Desire by Kristyn Gorton

Book Description

What is the nature of desire? This book gives an accessible introduction to the concept, and a coherent critique of the competing theories of desire within contemporary theory. Through analysis of representations of desire in television and film, it considers ways in which the concept is theorized and presented on screen.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403989604
ISBN-10: 1403989605
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kristyn Gorton

KRISTYN GORTON is Lecturer in the Department of Theatre, Film& Television at York University, UK. She is the author of Psychoanalysis and the Portrayal of Desire in Twentieth-Century Fiction: A Feminist Critique (2007) and has published articles in Studies in European Cinema, Feminist Theory and The Journal of British Cinema and Television.

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