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Deleuze and Film: A Feminist Introduction

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In the first book-length introduction to Deleuze's workon film from a feminist perspective, Teresa Rizzo ranges across Deleuze's bookson Cinema, his other writings, and feminist re-workings of his philosophy tore-think the film viewing experience. More than a commentary on Deleuze's bookson Cinema, Rizzo's work addresses a significant gap in film theory, building abridge between the spectatorship studies and apparatus theories of the 1970s,and new theorisations of the cinematic experience. Developing a concept of a‘cinematic assemblage', the book focuses on affectiveand intensive connections between film and viewer. Through acareful analysis of a range of film texts and genres that have been importantto feminist film scholarship, such as the Alienseries and the modern horror film, Rizzo puts Deleuze's key concepts towork in exciting new ways.

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A feminist introduction to Deleuze's work on cinema that proposes a new way of thinking about the cinematic viewing experience

Synopsis:

In the first book-length introduction to Deleuze's work on film from a feminist perspective, Teresa Rizzo ranges across Deleuze's books on Cinema, his other writings, and feminist re-workings of his philosophy to re-think the film viewing experience. More than a commentary on Deleuze's books on Cinema, Rizzo's work addresses a significant gap in film theory, building a bridge between the spectatorship studies and apparatus theories of the 1970s, and new theorisations of the cinematic experience. Developing a concept of a 'cinematic assemblage', the book focuses on affective and intensive connections between film and viewer. Through a careful analysis of a range of film texts and genres that have been important to feminist film scholarship, such as the Alien series and the modern horror film, Rizzo puts Deleuze's key concepts to work in exciting new ways.

About the Author

Teresa Rizzo is currently lecturer in film studies at the University of New South Wales,where she also gained her PhD. She has previously taught as Lecturer in Screen Studies at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements \ Introduction \ 1. The Cinematic Apparatus and theTranscendental Subject \ 2. Re-thinking Representation: New Lines of Thought inFeminist Philosophy \ 3. Cinematic Assemblages: An Ethological Approach to Film-viewing\ 4. The Slasher Film: A Deleuzian Feminist Analysis \ 5. The Alien Series: Alien-Becomings,Human-Becomings \ 6. The Molecular Poetics of the Assemblage: Before Night Falls \ Conclusion: A FeministCinematic Assemblage \ Notes \ Bibliography \ Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441113405
Author:
Rizzo, Teresa
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.27 x 6.36 x 1.111 in

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A feminist introduction to Deleuze's work on cinema that proposes a new way of thinking about the cinematic viewing experience
"Synopsis" by , In the first book-length introduction to Deleuze's work on film from a feminist perspective, Teresa Rizzo ranges across Deleuze's books on Cinema, his other writings, and feminist re-workings of his philosophy to re-think the film viewing experience. More than a commentary on Deleuze's books on Cinema, Rizzo's work addresses a significant gap in film theory, building a bridge between the spectatorship studies and apparatus theories of the 1970s, and new theorisations of the cinematic experience. Developing a concept of a 'cinematic assemblage', the book focuses on affective and intensive connections between film and viewer. Through a careful analysis of a range of film texts and genres that have been important to feminist film scholarship, such as the Alien series and the modern horror film, Rizzo puts Deleuze's key concepts to work in exciting new ways.
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