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The monstrous-feminine

film, feminism, psychoanalysis

by Barbara Creed

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror films -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Monsters in motion pictures.,
  • Women in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Creed.
    SeriesPopular fiction series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 C74 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1393299M
    ISBN 100415052580, 0415052599
    LC Control Number93000445

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    Book Description. This book provides a critical reappraisal of Barbara Creed’s ground-breaking work of feminist psychoanalytic film scholarship, The Monstrous-Feminine, which was first published in The Monstrous-Feminine married psychoanalytic thinking with film analysis in radically new ways to provide an invaluable corrective to conventional approaches to the study of women in horror.   In almost all critical writings on the horror film, woman is conceptualised only as victim. In The Monstrous-Feminine Barbara Creed challenges this patriarchal view by arguing that the prototype of all definitions of the monstrous is the female reproductive body. With close reference to a number of classic horror films including the Alien trilogy, The Exorcist and Psycho, Creed analyses the Brand: Taylor And Francis.


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