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Film and Ethics By Lisa Downing (University of Exeter, UK)

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Considers a range of films and texts of film criticism alongside disparate philosophical discourses of ethics by Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, and Lacanian psychoanalysts and postmodern theorists.

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Film and Ethics: Foreclosed Encounters by Lisa Downing (University of Exeter, UK)

Film & Ethics considers a range of films and texts of film criticism alongside disparate philosophical discourses of ethics by Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Lacanian psychoanalysts and postmodern theorists.

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About Lisa Downing (University of Exeter, UK)


Lisa Downing is Professor of French Discourses of Sexuality at the University of Exeter. Her publications include Patrice Leconte (2004), From Perversion to Purity: The Stardom of Catherine Deneuve, ed. with Sue Harris (2007), and The Cambridge Introduction to Michel Foucault (2008). Libby Saxton is Lecturer in French and Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. She is author of Haunted Images: Film, Ethics, Testimony and the Holocaust (2008) and co-editor of Seeing Things: Vision, Perception and Interpretation in French Studies (2002).

Table of Contents


Introduction Section 1: Representation and Spectatorship Section 1 Introduction 1. 'Tracking Shots are a Question of Morality': Ethics, Aesthetics, Documentary 2. Testing Positive: Gender, Sexuality, Representation 3. The South looks back: Ethics, Race, Cultural Identity 4. Ethics, Spectatorship and the Spectacle of Suffering 5. Pornography and the Ethics of Censorship Section 2: Theory, Ethics, Film Section 2 Introduction 6. Blinding Visions: Levinas, Ethics, Faciality 7. Deconstructive Ethics: Derrida, Dryer, Responsibility 8. Foucault in Focus: Ethics, Surveillance, Soma 9. The Cinematic Ethics of Psychoanalysis: Futurity, Death Drive, Desire 10. What if we are Post-Ethical? Postmodernism's Ethics and Aesthetics

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GOR010753529
Film and Ethics: Foreclosed Encounters by Lisa Downing (University of Exeter, UK)
Lisa Downing (University of Exeter, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2009-09-08
160
0415409276
9780415409278
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