'Monsieur Verdoux': Notes on an Ambiguous Case

9 Pages Posted: 5 Jan 2011

Date Written: December 30, 2010

Abstract

A commentary of Charles Chaplin's film 'Monsieur Verdoux' (1947) focusing on the ambivalent dynamics of identification and of abjection proposed by the film, and on the way they relate to the cultural, ideological and personal/psychological context of the film's production.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Film, Chaplin, Serial killers, Identification, Abjection

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, 'Monsieur Verdoux': Notes on an Ambiguous Case (December 30, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1734979 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1734979

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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