Mildred Pierce e i margini della crisi

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[automatically translated] Protagonist of James M. Cain's novel (1941) and the film adaptation of Michael Curtiz Joan Crawford in 1945, and then television Todd Haynes with Kate Winslet in 2011, Mildred Pierce was being investigated within different approaches of the studies cultural crossroads of film studies, gender studies and women studies, which stressed the importance of the repeated model of women conveyed by the character, which undermines the institutional stability, political and cultural patriarchal order. When the crisis seems to open a crack in the Western fallogocentrico system, creating a space to action feminine, the violent repression that Mildred is subjected to any adaptation, projected on screens riaddomesticamento a feminine necessary but subordinate, both in her motherhood as in its entrepreneurship, always in an ambiguous regulatory system between the natural and the social. The article discusses the production potential, and not only repressive, the narratives of Mildred Pierce, proposing an unmasking of the bio-economy through the device set up hegemonic narratives of women.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)475-491
Number of pages17
JournalStudi Culturali
Volumeanno X, n. 3, dicembre 2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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