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by Mary Anne Doane


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In The Desire to Desire Mary Ann Doane responds to these questions, focusing specifically on "woman's pictures" of the 1940s.

In The Desire to Desire Mary Ann Doane responds to these questions, focusing specifically on "woman's pictures" of the 1940s. She argues that while most of the films she discusses are conceived through lenses that are masculine in nature, feminists attempting to critique these films should not dismiss them as sexist or attempt to develop a way of seeing that is simply the opposite of the one handed down

The Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film of the 1940s (Theories of Representation and Difference).

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The Desire to Desire book. The Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film of the 1940's (Theories of Representation and Difference). The Desire to Desire traces the way in which female spectatorship is specified primarily by its lapses or failures, arguing that the women's film simultaneously asserts and denies female desire, attributing to the woman only an impossible gaze. 025320433X (ISBN13: 9780253204332).

Mary R. and Ivan G. Doane. The Desire to Desire. C O N T E N T S Acknowledgments ix. 1 The Desire to Desire. In the midst of the depression, Mia Farrow is clearly a member of the lower class, watching a typical 30s glossy sophisticated comedy detailing the foibles of the upper classes. Hollywood women's films of the 1940s document a crisis in subjectivity around the figure of the womanalthough it is not always clear whose subjectivity is at stake.

With considerable originality, The Desire to Desire undertook the detailed study of a particular genre of film .

With considerable originality, The Desire to Desire undertook the detailed study of a particular genre of film at a particular historical moment as the occasion for a critical discussion of issues and concepts central to the tic film theory developed in the 1970s and early 1980s (the British journal Screen - to which Doane herself contributed - played the key role i.

This listing is for The Desire to Desire : The Woman's Film of The 1940s by Mary Anne Doane and Mary A. . Doane (1987, Paperback) : Mary A. Doane, Mary An.ISBN 9780253204332: All previously owned books are guaranteed to be in good condition.

some of the most original and intelligent essays in film theory today. -Journal of Modern Literature.

211 p. : 24 cm. Bibliography: p. -205. The desire to desire - Clinical eyes : the medical discourse - The moving image : pathos and the maternal - The love story - Paranoia and the specular - Female spectatorship and machines of projection : Caught and Rebecca - The shadow of her gaze.

Brilliantly argued and lucidly written... the definitive psychoanalytic account of the repression of woman in Hollywood cinema." ―Tania Modleski

... complex and challenging... " ―The Women"s Review of Books

... magnificently ambitious... some of the most original and intelligent essays in film theory today." ―Journal of Modern Literature

... deeply commited to the psychoanalytic approach... " ―Contemporary Sociology

The Desire to Desire traces the way in which female spectatorship is specified primarily by its lapses or failures, arguing that the women’s film simultaneously asserts and denies female desire, attributing to the woman only an impossible gaze.


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The Desire to Desire: The Woman’s Film of the 1940s (Theories of Representation and Difference) download epub
Humanities
Author: Mary Anne Doane
ISBN: 025320433X
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Indiana University Press; Second Edition edition (June 22, 1987)
Pages: 224 pages