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Posted on March 25th, 2012, by

In this paper we are going to discuss the position of Laura Malvey in her work “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”¯. The psychoanalytic interpretation of the position of women viewers gets back to the famous essay by Laura Mulvey “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, the original thesis of which was that the film form is structured by the unconscious of the patriarchal society and that woman as a spectator is always imposed the rules of a “foreign” game ”“ getting of the male type of pleasure – for example, inherently scopophilic pleasure from the examination of the female body. But the issue in this work is not only and not so much about the pleasure itself, but about more serious […]

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