The Major Film Theories: An Introduction by Dudley Andrew

By Dudley Andrew

Either a historical past of movie thought and an advent to the paintings of an important writers within the box, Andrew's quantity unearths the bases of considered such significant theorists as Munsterberg, Arnheim, Eisenstein, Balazs, Kracauer, Bazin, Mitry, and Metz.

"This heritage of movie concept will enhance our self-discipline and stay a big resource of either info and figuring out for your time to come."-- i][Quarterly assessment of movie Studies[/i]

"Andrew's guidebook...is the 1st in English to hide a comparatively huge variety of figures."-- Sight and Sound

"Sure to whet one's urge for food for the modern French movie thought of Mitry, Metz, Ayfre and Agel."-- Film Criticism

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51. Laura Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure in Narrative Cinema,” in Feminism and Film Theory, ed. Constance Penley (New York: Routledge, 1988), 57–68. 52. Sandy Flitterman-Lewis, To Desire Differently: Feminism and the French Cinema (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990), 5. 53. Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure in Narrative Cinema,” 59. 54. , 61. 55. Flitterman-Lewis, To Desire Differently, 18. 56. , 6. 57. , 22. 58. E. Ann Kaplan, Women and Film: Both Sides of the Camera (New York: Methuen, 1983), 24. 59.

Boulé and Tidd, “Introduction,” in Boulé and Tidd, Existentialism and Contemporary Cinema, 9. 42. , 9. 43. In her talk, “Aging Disgracefully: Brigitte Bardot at 75,” Ginette Vincendeau analyzes the tensions between images of youthful beauty and aging stars. In Bardot’s case in particular, her iconographic status associated with youthful sensuality was cemented in 1973 when she stopped making films at the age of thirty-nine. net/2011/12/prof-ginette-vincendeau-ageing-disgracefully-brigittebardot-at-75.

McFadden, “No Sex Last Night: The Look of the Other,” Intermédialités 7 (2006): 111–25. 30. Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, trans. Constance Borde and Sheila MalovanyChevallier (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010), 6. Simone de Beauvoir, Le Deuxième Sexe (Paris: Éditions Gallimard, 1949), 15. 31. , elaborates this point in detail. In the 1990s, Moi’s critique of Butler’s theory centered on the debate regarding the ability or inability to talk about the category of women in discussions about gender.

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