Perverse and improper pedagogies: the case of Freddy's fingers and Russell's head

Bragg, Sara (2001). Perverse and improper pedagogies: the case of Freddy's fingers and Russell's head. The Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film and Television, 48 pp. 68–80.

URL: http://www.utexas.edu/utpress/journals/javlt.html#...

Abstract

Criticizes the pedagogical issues of common methods of teaching young people about visual media via textual analysis. Excerpt from a class discussion of the horror film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' in a media studies course in Britain; Possible rhetorical moves to claim status and material resources for cultural studies pedagogy; Criticism on critical pedagogy.

Viewing alternatives

Item Actions

Export

Recommendations