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Jane Campion
authorship and personal cinema
Alistair Fox

Published 2011 by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: authorship, creativity, and personal cinema
Origins of a problematic: the Campion family
The "tragic underbelly" of the family: fantasies of transgression in the early films
Living in the shadow of the family tree: Sweetie
"How painful it is to have a family member with a problem like that": authorship as creative
Adaptation in An angel at my table
Traumas of separation and the encounter with the phallic other: The piano
The misfortunes of an heiress: The portrait of a lady
Exacting revenge on "cunt men": Holy smoke as sexual fantasy
"That which terrifies and attracts simultaneously": Killing daddy in the cut
Lighting a lamp: loss, art, and transcendence in The water diary and Bright star
Conclusion: theorizing the personal component of authorship.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
791.4302/33092, B
Library of Congress
PN1998.3.C3545 F69 2011

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780253356185, 9780253223012
LC Control Number

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