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Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality

Genevieve Yue


For decades, feminist film analysis has been focused on issues of representation: images of women in film. But what are the feminist implications of the material object underlying that image, the filmstrip itself? What does feminist analysis have to offer in understanding the film image before it enters the realm of representation? In Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality, Genevieve Yue explores how gender and sexual difference have been deeply embedded within film materiality. Though the industrial practices she examines are typically hidden from view, they are no less gendered than the im ... More

Keywords: archive, feminism, film, gender, materiality, representation, theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780823289554
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823289554.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Genevieve Yue, author
Eugene Lang College, The New School

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