Into the Vortex: Female Voice and Paradox in Film

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Into the Vortex challenges and rethinks feminist film theory's brilliant but often pessimistic reflections on the workings of sound and voice in film. Including close readings of major film theorists such as Kaja Silverman and Mary Ann Doane, Britta H. Sjogren offers an alternative to image-cantered scenarios that dominate feminist film theory's critique of the representation of sexual difference. Sjogren focuses on a rash of 1940s Hollywood films in which the female voice bears a marked formal presence to demonstrate the ...

Into the Vortex: Female Voice and Paradox in Film 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072673

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