David Bordwell Cyborg?
Classical Hollywood
Narrative
The Paradigm Wars (by Bill Nichols, 19...
70s Structuralists
• Attempted to analyse narrative as ‘a raw
material of science.’
• Many analysed verbal or written c...
Hayden White
• ‘Narratives address issues of order, desire
and law, authority and its legitimation or
subversion. The...
Laura Mulvey
• Narrative constructs men’s pleasure at
women’s expense. Men identify with active
male characters and a...
Narrative Theory Y13
Narrative Theory Y13
Narrative Theory Y13
Narrative Theory Y13
Narrative Theory Y13
Narrative Theory Y13
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Narrative Theory Y13

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Narrative Theory Y13

  • 1. David Bordwell Cyborg? Classical Hollywood Narrative The Paradigm Wars (by Bill Nichols, 1992)
  • 2. 70s Structuralists • Attempted to analyse narrative as ‘a raw material of science.’ • Many analysed verbal or written codes, using semiotic analysis as the tool of their discourse.
  • 3. Hayden White • ‘Narratives address issues of order, desire and law, authority and its legitimation or subversion. The demand for closure in the historical story is a demand, I suggest, for moral meaning...’
  • 4. Laura Mulvey • Narrative constructs men’s pleasure at women’s expense. Men identify with active male characters and adopt either sadistic or fetishistic/voyeuristic relations to women characters. Male pleasure at the expense of women must be rejected and a new aesthetics created.

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