Psychoanalyzing Cinema

Author: jan jagodzinski
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230338550
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Brings together and compares/contrasts the writing/influence of the two most important theorists in film studies today: Gilles Deleuze and Slavoj Zizek.

Psychoanalyzing Cinema

Author: j. jagodzinski
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137116943
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The essays within this collection explore the possibilities and potentialities of all three positions, presenting encounters that are, at times contradictory, at other times supportive, as well as complementary.

Cinema Of Anxiety

Author: Vincent F. Rocchio
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292771017
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In this boldly revisionist book, Vincent F. Rocchio combines Lacanian psychoanalysis with narratology and Marxist critical theory to examine the previously neglected relationship between Neorealist films and the historical spectators they ...

Hitler Films From Germany

Author: K. Machtans
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137032383
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Psychoanalyzing Hitler and considering him as a genius – not just a fellow, but a
fellow artist, an 'artist-phenomenon' – , Mann ultimately grants this phenomenon '
the need of a certain shuddering admiration'. To be sure, these ruminations
require resolute historicization: they are pre-war and, like Chaplin's more famous,
but also ironic, take on The Great Dictator, pre-Holocaust.3 And yet, Mann's brief
essay puts in place some of the central terms with which the post-war history 234
10 ...

New Novel New Wave New Politics

Author: Lynn A. Higgins
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr
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Suture has been most thoroughly studied in examinations of subjective and point
-of-view shots and in the use of shot-countershot sequences (see Jean-Pierre
Oudart, "Cinema and Suture," Screen 18 [winter 1977-78]: 35-47; Kaja Silverman,
The Subject of Semiotics [New York: Oxford UP, 1983]; and Stephen Heath,
Questions of Cinema [Bloomington: Indiana up, 1981]). 29. Baudry, "Ideological
... of Happiness (1987). 3 3 . Marie Balmary, Psychoanalyzing Psychoanalysis:
Freud and ...

Jacques Tourneur

Author: Chris Fujiwara
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476608113
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11 Psychoanalysis and psychiatry would occasionally figure prominently in
Jacques Tourneur's films, in particular Cat People and Experiment Perilous. In ¡
97¡, he told an interviewer that one of his cherished projects was a film on the life
of the pioneering neurologist Jean-Marie Charcot. Clarence Brown, who
regarded Maurice Tourneur as his “god,” acknowledged: “He had only one failing
in his pictures—he was cold. He had no heart.” Aware of this deficiency himself,
Tourneur ...

Cinemas Of The World

Author: James Chapman
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861895747
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John Belton, for example, accepts that 'the relationship between American film
and American social and historical reality is highly mediated and extremely
complex'. He elaborates thus: Films, quite clearly, cannot be viewed as simple
mirrors of cultural reality. As fictional works, they do, however, have a 'use-value'.
They can be analyzed – even psychoanalyzed – to reveal something about the
cultural conditions that produced them and attracted audiences to them... In other
words, the ...

The Political Companion To American Film

Author: Gary Crowdus
Publisher: Lakeview
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Why do films affect us so strongly? What is the relevance of psychoanalytic
concepts such as voyeurism, fetishism, regression to the filmic experience? What
is the nature of the cinematic apparatus? In what ways is film experience
comparable to dream? Theorists such as Metz and Raymond Bellour
psychoanalyzed their own critical and theoretical practice. Thus Metz, in "The
Imaginary Signifier," spoke of the diverse ways in which theorists can "love films,"
and scrutinized his own ...

Theorizing The Moving Image

Author: Noel Carroll
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521460491
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Under this dispensation, film structures - from the perspectival image, narration,
and point-of-view editing to the very conditions of film projection - are
psychoanalyzed to show how each triggers a series of psychological processes
that culminate in the positioning ... Where earlier theorists spoke of the essence
of cinema, contemporary film theorists think of film in terms of a central function or
role, viz., the propagation of ideology through subject positioning. And where
earlier theorists ...

The Politics Of Insects

Author: Scott Wilson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1441123709
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David Cronenberg's Cinema of Confrontation Scott Wilson. Notes Chapter 1 ' Cf.
Baudry (1999) ... Althusser's discussion regarding the manner in which
individuals respond to the clarion call of ideology finds an excellent Zizekian
companion in the work of Klaus Theweleit who, in volume 2 of Male Fantasies,
Male Bodies: Psychoanalyzing the White Terror, details at length the
indoctrination processes at work in the German Officer Schools of the 1930s.
Here we see demonstrated what ...