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 Women, Theology, and Film: Approaching the Challenge of Interdisciplinary Teaching

Gaye Williams Ortiz

in Teaching Religion and Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335989
eISBN:
9780199868940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335989.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is a case study of a course offered in the theology and religious studies department of York Saint John College, an upper‐level undergraduate course titled Women, Theology, and Film. It ... More


From Oedipal Myths … to New Interventions

Barbara M. Kennedy

in Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is a preparatory and basic foregrounding of the origins of the significance of desire and pleasure in film theory. It explores how and why subjectivity was relevant to film theory and ... More


Dancing Feminisms

Elena del Río

in Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635252
eISBN:
9780748651146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635252.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the shifting relation of feminist film theory to the female body as a site of narcissistic and visual pleasure, tracing a kind of theoretical history of narcissism, from its ... More


Introduction: Two Real Moments

Shilyh Warren

in Subject to Reality: Women and Documentary Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042539
eISBN:
9780252051371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042539.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction explores the connections between the book’s two main periods: 1920-1940 and the 1970s. Each period evidences a unique combination of technological and social changes. Yet, they also ... More


The Sadism of the Scopic Regime: Portrait of Shunkin, Feminist Film Theory, and Tanizaki's Cinema Essays

in This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's novel Portrait of Shunkin in relation to sadism and feminist film theory. It suggests that self-blinding in this novel represents a repudiation of Freudian ... More


Feminist Film Theory: An Introduction

Terri Murray

in Studying Feminist Film Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of feminist film theory. Feminist film studies, or ‘gendered film studies’, is intended to explore the ways in which women (and men) are represented by visual media, ... More


Studying Feminist Film Theory

Terri Murray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is aimed at helping media and film studies teachers introduce the basics of feminist film theory. No prior knowledge of feminist theory is required, the intended readers being university ... More


Precursor: River of Grass

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of River of Grass, Riechardt’s first feature film, production details via interviews, a close reading of the film with applications of Marxist-Feminist film theory, ... More


A Major Contribution to Feminist Film History: Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki’s ()

Cécile Chich

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the centrality of the work of artistic duo Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki to the project of writing a feminist women's film history by focusing on the aesthetic and ... More


Harlan County, USA and the Documentary Form: A Forty-year Retrospective

E. Ann Kaplan

in ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439947
eISBN:
9781474460101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439947.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter revisits E. Ann Kaplan’s “Harlan County USA: The Documentary Form,” which appeared in the journal Jump Cut in 1977 and remains one of the few in-depth articles devoted to Kopple’s early ... More


Gender and Apocalypse in Eastern European Cinema

Jason Merrill

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The communist-era films The End of August at the Hotel Ozone, Daisies, and Sexmission directly link apocalyptic images with the notion of gender. The first two suggest that the communist regimes of ... More


Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Susan Potter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a counter-history of the emergence of lesbian sexuality in early cinema. Drawing on the critical insights of queer theory and the history of sexuality, it challenges approaches to ... More


Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Jennifer Fleeger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936892
eISBN:
9780199389971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936892.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Whether they are fictional creations in books or films or actual performers on television and radio, singers with voices that do not match their bodies are essential to the success of technologies ... More


Introduction: Making the Mismatch

Jennifer Fleeger

in Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936892
eISBN:
9780199389971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936892.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Introduction presents the concept of the mismatched woman through a discussion of the history of sound technology and its relationship to male and female bodies, mythical figures like sirens, and ... More


The Good Wife and the Goddess: Scripting Roles for the Female Citizen in the Devotional Film

Uma Maheswari Bhrugubanda

in Deities and Devotees: Cinema, Religion, and Politics in South India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199487356
eISBN:
9780199093281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487356.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines the question of gender in the cinematic conceptions of the citizen–devotee. The contradictions that traverse the nationalist ideal of femininity manifest themselves in the cinema ... More


Revenge and Rivalry in Rome

Stacie Raucci

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Revenge and Rivalry in Rome,” by Stacie Raucci, looks at the gendered dynamics of vengeance as a dominant theme in the second season of the series Rome. This chapter explores how ... More


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