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Project 4.5 (i): Vertigo

  • Watch Vertigo and make notes about how Mulvey’s analysis stands up

Mulvey has accepted Freudian analysis as the basis for male/female dynamics and the film’s narrative can be viewed as an expression of that particular metaphor which is hardly surprising given both the film’s (1958) and the essay’s (1973) timing . 1.827 altre parole

Sarah-Jane Field

AND SO WE MOVE ON

AND SO WE MOVE ON

press X
for

repression

hit the button
hard
soft
hard

and so
we move on

to
displacement

having mislaid
somewhere

the key
to release

Poetry

When My Ego Is Weak

Gripped in a death roll, my mind has been unable to shake the intrusive grasp of darkness. Grief and desire have descended my mind like an unending, unrelenting discourse. 553 altre parole

Notes: for Project 4.5 Gendering the Gaze

  • Read Visual Pleasure and Narrative in Cinema by Laura Mulvey and make notes

Mulvey explores a particular genre of film common in the 30s, 40s and 50s which came out of Hollywood where women were represented as a passive actors in narratives that were driven only by male action, and where the camera operated as a substitute for and an extension of the male spectator. 1.946 altre parole

Sarah-Jane Field

I Am Termites, I Am Wood

There is no sleeping now.

There is a thing

called a self-destructor.

I am one.

I am a big one.

I will spend all night… 110 altre parole

Poems

WALK LIKE A SPHINX RIDDLE

(scroll down for a YouTube video)

Those three o’clock in the morning barks

Of moon-struck dogs wanting to be out

I Jump from the bed but age will tell… 187 altre parole

Poetry

23rd September - On This Day In History

Born:

1215 Kublai Khan (Mongolian emperor and conqueror)

Died:

1939 Sigmund Freud (Father of Psychology) 

On This Day:

1980 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is opened… 14 altre parole