Alice Doesn't

Alice Doesn't : Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema

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There is hardly a page in this collection of hard-thought and brilliantly written essays that does not yield some new insight." -Hayden White... de Lauretis's writing is brisk and refreshingly lucid." -International Film Guideshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 14mm | 240g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253203163
  • 9780253203168
  • 440,076

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The title seems appropriate, for not only is the book intended in the same sense as the placard, but both are signs of the same struggle, both are texts of the women's movement. The images or references suggested by the name 'Alice' are many and will probably vary with each reader.show more

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"There is hardly a page in this collection of hard-thought and brilliantly written essays that does not yield some new insight." Hayden White " ... de Lauretis's writing is brisk and refreshingly lucid." International Film Guideshow more

Table of contents

PREFACEACKNOWLEDGMENTSINTRODUCTION1. THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS2. IMAGING3. SNOW ON THE OEDIPAL STAGE4. NOW AND NOWHERE5. DESIRE IN NARRATIVE6. SEMIOTICS AND EXPERIENCENOTESINDEXshow more

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