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“The void of another enjoyment”

Frances Restuccia

Frances L. Restuccia is an English Professor at Boston College, where she teaches contemporary literary and cultural theory, the modern novel, the world novel, and film/film theory. She is the author of Amorous Acts: Lacanian Ethics in Modernism, Film, and Queer Theory (Stanford UP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Blue Box : Kristevan/Lacanian Readings of Contemporary Cinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...The cinema substitutes for our gaze—a world more in harmony with our desires.This chapter focuses on hysteria. In Chapter 4, through an analysis of Shainberg’s Secretary and Haneke’s The Piano Teacher, perversion will be added to our array...

Black and Blue

Frances Restuccia

Frances L. Restuccia is an English Professor at Boston College, where she teaches contemporary literary and cultural theory, the modern novel, the world novel, and film/film theory. She is the author of Amorous Acts: Lacanian Ethics in Modernism, Film, and Queer Theory (Stanford UP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Blue Box : Kristevan/Lacanian Readings of Contemporary Cinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...In The Fragile Absolute, Slavoj Žižek explicates Pauline love or agape as entirely distinct from “love within the confines of the Law.” The “true agape,” Žižek informs us, is “closer to the modest dispensing of spontaneous goodness” (Žižek,...

The virtue of blushing

Frances Restuccia

Frances L. Restuccia is an English Professor at Boston College, where she teaches contemporary literary and cultural theory, the modern novel, the world novel, and film/film theory. She is the author of Amorous Acts: Lacanian Ethics in Modernism, Film, and Queer Theory (Stanford UP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Blue Box : Kristevan/Lacanian Readings of Contemporary Cinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Das Ding is totally indefinable and is as blurry as it is tantalizing, terrifying, and like a stalker. It is for this reason that in phenomenology, anxiety is presented without a defined object. The subject says he or she is anxious without...

Constructing Suspense

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...I’m not interested in logic. I’m interested in effect.Throughout his long career, Hitchcock was always aware of the aesthetic power of the cinema. Among his favorite terms for describing this power was “pure cinema.” For Hitchcock, a key...

The Trip Continued

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Success and stability in the director’s life had a way of driving him toward darkness and depth in his films.In 1959, at age sixty, Hitchcock was at the pinnacle of his art and of his career. He had entered the film industry in England...

The Culmination of Suspense and Terror

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Note:The sad irony of this chapter is that just as I started to write it—having delayed and procrastinated because I knew it was the keystone chapter—Janet Leigh died. I was filled with sorrow as I thought of the passing of an icon...

Danny Greene

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Danny Greene, sound designer of Psycho, outside of his editing class at the Los Angeles Film School.personal collection of the authorDanny Greene began working in television as a sound editor when an opportunity arose to work on a feature...

The Evolution of the Shower Scene

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...I can hear them scream when I’m making the picture.The shower scene is the culmination of Hitchcock’s pure cinema. He poured everything he knew about mise-en-scene and montage into this scene. In addition, he complemented the art...

Unveiling fetishism in the society of the spectacle

Frances Restuccia

Frances L. Restuccia is an English Professor at Boston College, where she teaches contemporary literary and cultural theory, the modern novel, the world novel, and film/film theory. She is the author of Amorous Acts: Lacanian Ethics in Modernism, Film, and Queer Theory (Stanford UP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Blue Box : Kristevan/Lacanian Readings of Contemporary Cinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...[H]ow many Didiers exist in suffering without even considering the possibility of the . . . representation of the malaise in which they lock themselves and those close to them . . . ? . . . This is when the freedom and negativity proper...

The First Time

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...I vividly remember a Saturday matinee in 1960 when two girlfriends and I spent much of the screening with our eyes shut listening to the music and to the audience’s screams as we tried to guess when we might venture to look again...