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Gendered frames, embodied cameras : Varda, Akerman, Cabrera, Calle, and Maïwenn

Author: Cybelle H McFadden
Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the framework of self-representation, this book rethinks problems of representation of the female body in French cinema and contemporary French culture. By filming themselves, these filmmakers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Analys och tolkning
Named Person: Agnès Varda; Chantal Akerman; Dominique Cabrera; Sophie Calle; Maïwenn Le Besco; Agnès Varda; Chantal Akerman; Dominique Cabrera; Sophie Calle; Chantal Akerman; Dominique Cabrera; Sophie Calle; Maïwenn Le Besco; Agnès Varda
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cybelle H McFadden
ISBN: 9781611476323 1611476321
OCLC Number: 861955651
Description: xii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Gendered frames, embodied cameras in contemporary French cinema (1987-2009) --
Section 1. Self-authorization through self-representation --
Reflected reflexivity: Agnès Varda's aging female body --
Enacted reflexivity: Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman --
Hybrid reflexivity: Dominique Cabrera's half-body, half-camera --
Section 2. Self-construction through faux narratives --
Orchestrated reflexivity: Sophie Calle's narrative body as artist --
Faux reflexivity: Maïwenn's camera and the female body --
Conclusion: Reflections on gendered frames, embodied cameras.
Responsibility: Cybelle H. McFadden.
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McFadden presents an original and thought-provoking overview of a particular strategy in women's filmmaking, which will be of interest to any future researchers of this theme, in France or further Read more...

 
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