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Title: Hedwig and The Angry Inch: Plato at the Sundance Film Festival
Author: Gilabert Barberà, Pau
Keywords: Mite de l'andrògin (Plató)
Tradició clàssica
Androgínia (Psicologia)
Eros (Divinitat grega)
Estudis lesbians i gais
Androgynous myth (Plato)
Classical tradition
Androgyny (Psychology)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Pel·lícula cinematogràfica)
Eros (Greek deity)
Mitchell, John Cameron
Gay and lesbian studies
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Motion picture)
Mitchell, John Cameron
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: The aim of this article is to show how an ancient myth, that of the three genres, also known as the myth of the androgynous by Aristophanes in Plato¿s Symposium, becomes for John Cameron Mitchell the suitable image in order to explain the peculiar personality of a man, Hedwig, who by means of a surgical operation becomes in his turn an imperfect androgynous but symbolises the need of a sole mankind or the unity of different worlds, just as he belonged to both Berlins divided by an already fallen wall, which permitted their inhabitants to recover their lost unity and identity.
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