Sexual Difference in European Cinema

The Curse of Enjoyment

  • Fabio Vighi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Introduction

    1. Fabio Vighi
      Pages 1-14
  3. The Comfort of Fantasies

  4. Variations on Feminine Enjoyment

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 242-258

About this book


What can film tell us about enjoyment and sexual difference? Can cinematic fiction be more Real than reality? Fabio Vighi looks at Jacques Lacan's theory of sexuality alongside some of the best-known works of European cinema, including films by Fellini, Truffaut, Antonioni and Bergman.


cinema film liberty

Authors and affiliations

  • Fabio Vighi
    • 1
  1. 1.School of European StudiesCardiff UniversityUK

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