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Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Self: Sofia Coppola's 'Marie Antoinette' and Three Portraits

Walsh, Linda (2011). Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Self: Sofia Coppola's 'Marie Antoinette' and Three Portraits. Invited paper.

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Abstract

This paper analyses Coppola's film in relation to modern theories of myth and identity. The film itself includes a sequence based on three eighteenth-century portraits of the French Queen, which are discussed as examples of her attempts to reclaim control of public perceptions of her.

Item Type: Other
Extra Information: Invited paper delivered at the Open University Graduation Ceremony, Harrogate 09/04/2011
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 31190
Depositing User: Linda Walsh
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2012 12:12
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31190
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