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This collection brings together an exciting group of established and emerging scholars to consider the history of feminist film theory and new developments in the field and in film culture itself. Opening the field up to urgent questions and covering such topics as new experimental film, the digital image, consumerism, activism, and pornography, Feminisms will be essential reading for scholars of both film and feminism.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 5-8
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  1. Editorial
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  1. Preface
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 15-16
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  1. Introduction: 1970s Feminist Film Theory and the Obsolescent Object
  2. pp. 17-26
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  1. Part I: New Perspectives: Images and the Female Body
  1. Lena Dunham’s Girls:Can-Do Girls, Feminist Killjoys, and Women Who Make Bad Choices
  2. pp. 44-53
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  1. Destroy Visual Pleasure: Cinema, Attention, and the Digital Female Body (Or, Angelina Jolie Is a Cyborg)
  2. pp. 54-64
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  1. The Intertextual Stardom of Iris:Winslet, Dench, Murdoch, and Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. pp. 65-76
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  1. Part II: Theory in Contemporary Contexts
  1. Imagining Safe Space in Feminist Pornography
  2. pp. 79-85
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  1. Uncommon Sensuality: New Queer Feminist Film/Theory
  2. pp. 86-96
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  1. The Promise of Touch: Turns to Affect in Feminist Film Theory
  2. pp. 97-110
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  1. Sound and Feminist Modernity in Black Women’s Film Narratives
  2. pp. 111-122
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  1. Part III: Theory and Practice
  1. The “New” Experimentalism? Women In/And/On Film
  2. pp. 125-140
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  1. Conditions of Activism
  2. pp. 141-148
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  1. US Independent Women’s Cinema, Sundance Girls, and Identity Politics
  2. pp. 149-158
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  1. PART IV: Contextualizing History: New Frontiers in Feminist Journals
  1. Suddenly, One Summer: Frauen und Film since 1974
  2. pp. 161-168
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  1. (Re)Inventing Camera Obscura
  2. pp. 169-184
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  1. Part V: Discussions: Dialoguing Difference and Extremity in Contemporary Cinemas
  1. Film, Corporeality, Transgressive Cinema: A Feminist Perspective
  2. pp. 187-202
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  1. Disconnection Notices: Interview with Miranda July
  2. pp. 203-208
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 209-238
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  1. General Bibliography
  2. pp. 239-258
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. 259-264
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  1. Index of Names
  2. pp. 265-272
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  1. Index of Film Titles
  2. pp. 273-275
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048523634
Related ISBN
9789089646767
MARC Record
OCLC
916589993
Pages
276
Launched on MUSE
2020-12-07
Language
English
Open Access
Yes

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