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    Cinematic gesture: the ghost in the machine

    Mulvey, Laura (2015) Cinematic gesture: the ghost in the machine. Journal for Cultural Research 19 (1), pp. 6-14. ISSN 1479-7585.

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    Abstract

    My essay considers the relationship between a gesture and the emotion it conveys as a moment of narrative halt that has an analogical relation to the halt enabled by new forms of spectatorship. It explores this halt as the pause of emotion and the pause for thought. I will also examine how the star system produces an intrinsically “gestural” and “emotive” performance style.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): gesture, Marilyn Monroe, delay, animate/inanimate, cosmetic, living dead
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
    Research Centre: Moving Image, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIMI), Contemporary Literature, Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2014 12:05
    Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 09:34
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10875

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