Über den Autor
LAURA MULVEY is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. She rose to prominence in the 1970s as an influential feminist film theorist and critic. Her most recent book is Death 24x a Second: Stillness and the Moving Image (2006).
Acknowledgements Introduction to Second Edition Introduction to First Edition PART I: ICONOCLASM The Spectacle is Vulnerable: Miss World 1970 Fears, Fantasies and the Male Unconscious or 'You Don't Know What is Happening, Do You Mr Jones?' Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema PART II: MELODRAMA Afterthoughts on 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema' inspired by King Vidor's Duel In The Sun (1946) Notes on Sirk and Melodrama Fassbinder and Sirk Images of Women, Images of Sexuality: Some Films by J.L.Godard Melodrama Inside and Outside the Home PART III: ON THE MARGINS Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti PART IV: AVANT-GARDE Film, Feminism and the Avant-Garde Dialogue with Spectatorship: Barbara Kruger and Victor Burgin 'Magnificent Obsession': An Introduction to the Work of Five Photographers Impending Time: Mary Kelly's Corpus PART V: BOUNDARIES Changes: Thoughts on Myth, Narrative and Historical Experience The Oedipus Myth: Beyond the Riddles of the Sphinx The Young Modern Woman of the 1920s and Feminist Film Theory
A new edition of Laura Mulvey's groundbreaking collection of essays, originally published in 1989. In an extensive introduction to this second edition, Mulvey looks back at the historical and personal contexts for her famous article Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema , and reassesses her theories in the light of new technologies.