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FEMINIST THEORY     Vanessa Griffith     Alyssa Heimrich      Maren Janssen      Marc Nappi      Joseph Walker
HISTORYnfluenced by second wavefeminism (early 1960s- late1990s)sed cues from new theories toanalyze film                 ...
THE ANALYSIS                 ocuses on women’s roles in film as a                 direct reflection of society’s view of  ...
FEMINISM AROUND THE WORLD         United States                       Englandarly 1970s                       ntegrated th...
TODAYxplore notions of differencengage in dialogue about differencesamong womenExplore various methodologies andumbrellas ...
TODAY   ake into account Global Perspectives   espond to post-colonialist criticism   ncreased focus to:          •   Disp...
NOTABLE FIGURESarol J. Clover         aura Mulveyolly Haskell           riselda Pollockai Jinhua              . Ruby Richl...
NOTABLE WORKS ajorie Rosen       Popcorn Venus: Women,       Movies, and the American       Dream (1973) olly Haskell:    ...
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Feminist theory

  1. 1. FEMINIST THEORY Vanessa Griffith Alyssa Heimrich Maren Janssen Marc Nappi Joseph Walker
  2. 2. HISTORYnfluenced by second wavefeminism (early 1960s- late1990s)sed cues from new theories toanalyze film - Majorie Rosen
  3. 3. THE ANALYSIS ocuses on women’s roles in film as a direct reflection of society’s view of women. ants women to be taken serious on screen and not just “eye candy”- Molly Haskel elt that the roles of women in film would have a negative impact on female viewers
  4. 4. FEMINISM AROUND THE WORLD United States Englandarly 1970s ntegrated theory based on: • Psychoanalysis • Semioticsenerally based on sociological • Marxismtheory ventually picked up withinunction of women characters in American scholarly communityfilm
  5. 5. TODAYxplore notions of differencengage in dialogue about differencesamong womenExplore various methodologies andumbrellas under the umbrella offeminist theorytudy the multiplicity of methods andintended effects that influence of thedevelopment of films
  6. 6. TODAY ake into account Global Perspectives espond to post-colonialist criticism ncreased focus to: • Disparate feminisms • Nationalisms • Media in various locations • Class, racial, and ethnic groups inally getting their break as independent and educated
  7. 7. NOTABLE FIGURESarol J. Clover aura Mulveyolly Haskell riselda Pollockai Jinhua . Ruby Richlaire Johnston aja Silvermaneresa de Lauretis
  8. 8. NOTABLE WORKS ajorie Rosen Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies, and the American Dream (1973) olly Haskell: From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in Movies (1974)

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