Angle of repose

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dc.contributor.advisor Sheffield, Clarence
dc.contributor.advisor Larkin, Dan Pepe, Toni 2008-05-21T17:26:10Z 2008-05-21T17:26:10Z 2008-03
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the notion of loss as an overarching theme for the examination of memory and the feminine as constructed tools for identity. Certain paradigms related to gendered roles, domesticity, femininity and the female psyche are investigated. The thesis also addresses ideas within Lacanian theory; concentrating on the male gaze, female representation and the artist as both photographer and subject. Absence and presence are also significant themes, as both narrative tools and as inherent photographic characteristics. The idea of loss is further emphasized by absence/presence within the photograph, calling to mind the relationship of the photograph to memory. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
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dc.subject Female psyche en_US
dc.subject Identity en_US
dc.subject Lacanian theory en_US
dc.subject Memory en_US
dc.subject Photographic art en_US
dc.subject.lcc TR655 .P46 2008
dc.subject.lcsh Photography, Artistic--Themes, motives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Photography, Artistic--Technique en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Memory in art en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gaze in art en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sex role in art en_US
dc.title Angle of repose en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US College of Imaging Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.description.department School of Photographic Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.contributor.advisorChair Kelly, Angela

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