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Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers


This book, like its twin volume Female Agency and Documentary Strategies, centres on pressing issue in relation to female authorship in contemporary documentary practice. Addressing the politics of representation and authorship both behind and in front of the camera, a range of international scholars now expand the theoretical and practical framework informing the current scholarship on documentary cinema, which has so far neglected questions of gender. Female Authorship and the Documentary Image engages with the relationship between female documentary filmmakers and the documentary image. Wit ... More

Keywords: Female authorship, Documentary image, Documentary theory, Practice, Aesthetics, Female gaze, Author theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474419444
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Boel Ulfsdotter, editor
Independent Scholar

Anna Backman Rogers, editor
University of Gothenburg

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Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers

Part One Documentary Practices

3. More Than One

Sharon Daniel

Part Two Documentary Theories

Part Three Female Authorship and Global Identities