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The Picture of Abjection: Film, Fetish, and the Nature of Difference
by Tina Chanter
Tina Chanter resolves a fundamental problem in film theory by negotiating a middle path between "gaze theory" approaches to film and spectator studies or cultural theory approaches that emphasize the position of the viewer and thereby take account of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Chanter argues that abjection is the unthought ground of fetishistic theories. If the fe ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Indiana University Press
(first published December 18th 2007)
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