How is the idea of home explored in (My Own Private Idaho)?

| August 20, 2015

How is the idea of home explored in (My Own Private Idaho)?

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Your answer must be typed in 12pt 1.5 line spaced and have numbered pages. . Essays must be 2,500 words in length. (you have a 10% leeway) You must show the word length clearly on your title page.
Essays must be word processed and properly formatted. Follow the ESSENTIAL STYLE GUIDE for layout and referencing conventions. You must also remember to include a filmography after your bibliography. If you do not clearly indicate (‘using inverted commas’) and reference any phrases and sentences not your own that you have copied from printed or electronic sources, you are plagiarising. Your main sources should be books, chapters and journal articles. Use Internet sources sparingly and be aware that these can be detected by staff electronically. If you are in any doubt about what constitutes plagiarism, ask your tutor or use the learning resources information in the library. please keep in mind that you must have an idea about the movie.

Week 9: (24/11): Men on the Road: ‘Queering’ the Road Movie

Screening: My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant, US, 1992) (104mins)

Required reading:

• Robert Long (1997) ‘My Own Private Idaho and the New Queer Movies’, in Steven Chen and Ina Rea Hark (eds.) The Road Movie Book, London: Routledge.
• Amy Taubin (1991-2) ‘Objects of Desire’, Sight and Sound 1:9, 8-13.

Further viewing:

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Thelma and Louise (1991), Y tu mama tambien (2001)

Further reading:

• Michele Aaron (ed) (2004) New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
• Patrick Crowe (1994) ‘No place like home: homelessness, identity and sexuality in American Queer Cinema’, CineAction! 35, 66-72

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