Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Psychoanalysis and Cinema

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These fifteen carefully chosen essays by well-known scholars demonstrate the vitality and variety of psychoanalytic film criticism, as well as the crucial role feminist theory has played in its development. Among the films discussed are Duel in the Sun, The Best Years of Our Lives, Three Faces of Eve, Tender is the Night, Pandora's Box, Secrets of the Soul, and the works of Jacques Tourneur (director of The Cat People and other features).certain patriarchal signs work without resorting to thematic analysis. ... I hope the essays in this book will clarify general methodological debates about using psychoanalysis in criticism, and specifically show what a feminist ... A brief outline of some points in the essays should 16 I From Platoa#39;s Cave to Freuda#39; s Screen.

Title:Psychoanalysis and Cinema
Author:E. Ann Kaplan
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-02-01


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