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Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2003 08:06:25 +1000
Subject: Re: THE CINEMA OF TOD BROWNING (Collection, 2005) (fwd)


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  Dear All,

  I'm not into such heavy theorizing, but if anyone is.....???????????

  Hugh

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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Spoon Collective" <spoons-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
  To: <film-theory-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
  Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 12:03 PM
  Subject: CFP: THE CINEMA OF TOD BROWNING (Collection, 2005) (fwd)


  > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
  > Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2003 22:13:58 +0100
  > From: Bernd Herzogenrath <bernd.herzogenrath-AT-post.rwth-aachen.de>
  > To: spoon-announcements-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
  > Subject: CFP: THE CINEMA OF TOD BROWNING (Collection, 2005)
  > 
  > 
  > I am looking for high-quality contributions to a volume on THE CINEMA OF TOD
  > BROWNING - a major press (Wallflower Press) has already expressed interest
  > in this project.
  > 
  > Tod Browning has up to this day remained a somewhat un(der)-theorized movie
  > maker. Also having produced successes such as Dracula (with Bela Lugosi) and
  > fulminant financial disasters such as Freaks, the impact of his obsession
  > with the (representation of the) body, its fragmentation and dismemberment,
  > on the development on Modern Cinema remains to be analyzed. In particular
  > with reference to much of today's discussion about corporeality and
  > materiality, about body-images versus 'the body as such,' Browning's movies
  > seem to provide a crucial focus for these discussions.
  > 
  > This volume invites contributions that deal with Browning's movies from the
  > combined perspective of film history and - and in particular - of the
  > ongoing debate about 'the body' - possible approaches here would involve the
  > theories of Deleuze and Guattari, Judith Butler, Lacanian psychoanalysis,
  > discussions of the 'body image,' etc.
  > 
  > Since this volume should also serve as both a specialist' compendium and an
  > introduction to Browning's work, I want to make sure that all of Browning's
  > movies (also those movies he wrote the script for, such as the Fairbanks
  > vehicle The Mystery of The Leaping Fish) will be considered.
  > 
  > Submission of the final manuscript and firm decision will be made in late
  > 2005/2006. This leaves much time for producing a high-quality essay for the
  > volume. Given the fact that so many folks out there are swamped with
  > deadlines, this relatively long 'production period' might not at all be that
  > unattractive ...
  > 
  > Proposals/Abstracts should be sent to
  > 
  > Dr. Bernd Herzogenrath
  > 
  > Email: brundlefly-AT-web.de or Bernd.Herzogenrath-AT-post.rwth-aachen.de
  > 
  > First deadline for abstracts: Dec 2003
  > 
  > Contacts/Inquiries/Suggestions can be made at any time ... !!!
  > 
  > 
  > 
  >      --- from list film-theory-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu --- 

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Dear All,
 
I'm not into such heavy theorizing, but if anyone is.....???????????
 
Hugh
 
~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^*^~^
 
 
----- Original Message -----
From: "Spoon Collective" <spoons-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
To: <film-theory-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 12:03 PM
Subject: CFP: THE CINEMA OF TOD BROWNING (Collection, 2005) (fwd)

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2003 22:13:58 +0100
> From: Bernd Herzogenrath <
bernd.herzogenrath-AT-post.rwth-aachen.de>
> To:
spoon-announcements-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> Subject: CFP: THE CINEMA OF TOD BROWNING (Collection, 2005)
>
>
> I am looking for high-quality contributions to a volume on THE CINEMA OF TOD
> BROWNING - a major press (Wallflower Press) has already expressed interest
> in this project.
>
> Tod Browning has up to this day remained a somewhat un(der)-theorized movie
> maker. Also having produced successes such as Dracula (with Bela Lugosi) and
> fulminant financial disasters such as Freaks, the impact of his obsession
> with the (representation of the) body, its fragmentation and dismemberment,
> on the development on Modern Cinema remains to be analyzed. In particular
> with reference to much of today's discussion about corporeality and
> materiality, about body-images versus 'the body as such,' Browning's movies
> seem to provide a crucial focus for these discussions.
>
> This volume invites contributions that deal with Browning's movies from the
> combined perspective of film history and - and in particular - of the
> ongoing debate about 'the body' - possible approaches here would involve the
> theories of Deleuze and Guattari, Judith Butler, Lacanian psychoanalysis,
> discussions of the 'body image,' etc.
>
> Since this volume should also serve as both a specialist' compendium and an
> introduction to Browning's work, I want to make sure that all of Browning's
> movies (also those movies he wrote the script for, such as the Fairbanks
> vehicle The Mystery of The Leaping Fish) will be considered.
>
> Submission of the final manuscript and firm decision will be made in late
> 2005/2006. This leaves much time for producing a high-quality essay for the
> volume. Given the fact that so many folks out there are swamped with
> deadlines, this relatively long 'production period' might not at all be that
> unattractive ...
>
> Proposals/Abstracts should be sent to
>
> Dr. Bernd Herzogenrath
>
> Email:
brundlefly-AT-web.de or Bernd.Herzogenrath-AT-post.rwth-aachen.de
>
> First deadline for abstracts: Dec 2003
>
> Contacts/Inquiries/Suggestions can be made at any time ... !!!
>
>
>
>      --- from list
film-theory-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu ---
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