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Studying Feminist Film Theory

Terri Murray


This book is aimed at helping media and film studies teachers introduce the basics of feminist film theory. No prior knowledge of feminist theory is required, the intended readers being university undergraduate teachers and students of film and media studies. Areas of emphasis include spectatorship, narrative, and ideology. Many illustrative case studies from popular cinema are used to offer students an opportunity to consider the connotations of visual and aural elements of film, narrative conflicts and oppositions, the implications of spectator 'positioning' and viewer identification, and an ... More

Keywords: feminist film theory, popular cinema, film noir, Spike Lee, Claire Denis, Paul Verhoeven

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325802
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terri Murray, author