‘ horrality’
the monstrous feminine
abjection
Vagina dentata
 
L’Origine du Monde  (Gustave Courbet, 1866)
( from  Le blog de Marc Lefranco i s )
Lesbian Vampire Killers  (Claydon, 2009)
 
 
The phallic mother
Medusa  (Caravaggio, 1597)
 
Head of Medusa  (Peter Paul Rubens, 1617-18)
 
What it is that marks the female patient as a ‘monstrous body’?  How does she relate to the image of the male doctor?
the archaic mother
Archaic Mother Patriarchal Law
Freudian death wish
eroticism #253  (Cindy Sherman, 1992) ~  part of the Abject Art movement ~
Elle est retrouvee. [It is now re-found!] Quoi? L’eternite. [What? Eternity.] C’est la mer allee [It is the sea co-mingled...
Alien  (Ridley Scott 1979)
 
 
the primal scene
Invasion of the Body Snatchers  (Don Siegel, 1956)
 
Who or what is representing the mother? The child? Is it clear? How can we tie the notion of abjection as “blurring bounda...
abjection
The Evil Dead  (Sam Raimi, 1981)
abject vs uncanny
rites of defilement
excremental vs menstrual
Carrie  (Brian De Palma, 1976)
 
‘ voyeurism
Peeping Tom  (Michael Powell, 1960)
 
 
the suture effect
A Clockwork Orange  (Stanley Kubrick 1971)
 
Sisters brian de Palma
 
 
 
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The Monstrous Body

  1. 1. ‘ horrality’
  2. 2. the monstrous feminine
  3. 3. abjection
  4. 4. Vagina dentata
  5. 6. L’Origine du Monde (Gustave Courbet, 1866)
  6. 7. ( from Le blog de Marc Lefranco i s )
  7. 8. Lesbian Vampire Killers (Claydon, 2009)
  8. 11. The phallic mother
  9. 12. Medusa (Caravaggio, 1597)
  10. 14. Head of Medusa (Peter Paul Rubens, 1617-18)
  11. 16. What it is that marks the female patient as a ‘monstrous body’? How does she relate to the image of the male doctor?
  12. 17. the archaic mother
  13. 18. Archaic Mother Patriarchal Law
  14. 19. Freudian death wish
  15. 20. eroticism #253 (Cindy Sherman, 1992) ~ part of the Abject Art movement ~
  16. 21. Elle est retrouvee. [It is now re-found!] Quoi? L’eternite. [What? Eternity.] C’est la mer allee [It is the sea co-mingled] Avec le soleil. [With the sun.] Bataille from A Season in Hell
  17. 22. Alien (Ridley Scott 1979)
  18. 25. the primal scene
  19. 26. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956)
  20. 28. Who or what is representing the mother? The child? Is it clear? How can we tie the notion of abjection as “blurring boundaries” to these representations?
  21. 29. abjection
  22. 30. The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981)
  23. 31. abject vs uncanny
  24. 32. rites of defilement
  25. 33. excremental vs menstrual
  26. 34. Carrie (Brian De Palma, 1976)
  27. 36. ‘ voyeurism
  28. 37. Peeping Tom (Michael Powell, 1960)
  29. 40. the suture effect
  30. 41. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick 1971)
  31. 43. Sisters brian de Palma

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