Essays Tagged: "Laura Mulvey"

Buffy the vampire slayer and soaps.

e horror genre.'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' also offers viewers scopohilia. According to the theorist Laura Mulvey, Buffy offers three levels of scopic pleasure. Firstly it offers voyeurism, where the a ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Laura mulveys article visual pleasure and narrative cinema

Laura Mulvey's article "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" argues that in classical hollywood cin ... ierience for male and female spectators. explain the basis of the theory. Do you agree?Since 1970's Laura Mulvey has been regarded as one of the most famous and well known feminist in film critic. thr ... e for a man, and the amount it signifies, is mostly sex. in my essay today, i will be talking about Laura Mulveys article "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema". Mulvey builds her critic on mainstream ...

(7 pages) 98 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Discuss the use of psychoanalytic concepts of identification, fetishism, voyeurism and narcissism to cinema with detailed reference to at lease one film. Film: Basic Instinct

us feminist angle on penis envy and castration fears shall also be discussed along with the work of Laura Mulvey, particularly her essay Visual Pleasure which discusses the role of women in Hollywood ... sire to see and invocatory (Lacan) - the desire to hear which gives a spectator so much pleasure.In Laura Mulveys essay 'Visual Pleasure' she concentrates on the Freudian features of Lacans theories n ...

(12 pages) 97 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

To what extent does gender and / or sexuality have an effect on the production/consumption of jazz, popular and commercial music?

d commercial music can attribute their success to sexual objectification. John Storey describes how Laura Mulvey's essay 'Visual pleasure and narrative cinema' explains this as scopophelia - the pleas ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Explain the main aspects of queer theory. Present a queer analysis of one or two films on the course. Discuss possible limitations of this approach.

ship. In her frequently quoted and highly influential essay 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,' Laura Mulvey (1975) described how dominant cinema codes have been constructed by a patriarchal syste ... , Frann, 'Racial and Sexual Politics in The Crying Game', Cineaste, vol. XX, no. 1, p.30-35.Mulvey, Laura (1975), 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema', Screen no. 16.3, pp. 6-18 .Pidduck, Julianne ( ...

(10 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Social Construction: Gender Differences

itional view of women's inferiority develops: if men are superior, someone ought to be inferior. In Laura Mulveys article, "Visual Pleaures and Narrative Cinema", she states that, "In a world ordered ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Psychoanalytical Analysis of Cinematic Sound – The Phenomenon of Eavesdropping

fetishization of the voice.Much early psychoanalytic theory when applied to film sound evolved from Laura Mulvey's suggestion that voyeurism is so central to cinema because it is one of two forms of m ...

(4 pages) 604 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Gaze" A look into the power of looking in advertisements

l culture known as "the gaze". Much of the focus around the gaze, as highlighted by feminist writer Laura Mulvey, is intended for the viewing pleasure of a dominant male audience [Cartwright and Sturk ... f fantasy. Imagery creates scopophilia, which is the pleasure in looking at something. According to Laura Mulvey the concept of the gaze is fundamentally about the relationship of pleasure and images ...

(9 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Feminism vs Maculinity

a 'patriarchal privilege' (Benshoff & Griffin 2004).In "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema", Laura Mulvey utilizes psychoanalysis theory as a "political weapon" to demonstrate how the patriarch ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study