© 1989

Visual and Other Pleasures

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Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Iconoclasm

  3. Melodrama

  4. On the Margins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Laura Mulvey
      Pages 81-107
  5. Avant-Garde

  6. Boundaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157

About this book


The essays collected in this book reflect some of the commitments and changes during the period that saw the women's movement shift into feminism and the development of feminism's involvement with the politics of representation, psychoanalytic film theory and avant-garde aesthetics.


cinema feminism film

About the authors

Laura Mulvey is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. She is the author of Death Twenty-four Times a Second: Stillness and the Moving Image (2006), Visual and Other Pleasures (1989; 2009), and the BFI Film Classic onCitizen Kane (1992; 2012).

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