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Reciprocal aggression: Un-Romantic Agency in the Art of Lewis Carroll

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In his famous photographs of children and in the Alice books, Lewis Carroll often displays a surprising willingness to jettison the solitary Child of Nature paradigm and explore instead the complex ... More


Interviews with Dario Argento

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay presents two interviews with Dario Argento, one conducted by Élie Castiel and the other by Stephane Derderian. In the Castiel interview, Argento talks about early influences on his career; ... More


Taking a Moral Perspective: On Voyeurism in Art

Elisabeth Schellekens

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean for a representation to be voyeuristic and what, if anything, is the difference between voyeurism in artistic and non-artistic representations? These are the central questions that ... More


‘The Good, the Bad, and the Spicy’: Servants in Pornography and Erotica

Lucy Delap

in Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the erotic appeal of domestic service. Servants were often seen as comparable to other eroticized groups of working women such as barmaids, actresses, and prostitutes. They have ... More


The Transvestite Stage: More on the Case of Christopher Marlowe

Jonathan Goldberg

in Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232215
eISBN:
9780823241217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232215.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Transvestism, homosexuality, voyeurism, sadism: these would seem to be Gosson's charges as well. Had Marlowe's play not been written some dozen years after his tract, one might suppose Gosson had it ... More


‘The most confusing tears’: home video, sex crime and indeterminacy in Capturing the Friedmans

Thomas Austin

in Watching the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter centres on Capturing the Friedmans, the controversial and award-winning film about allegations of child abuse in a middle-class American family. Close analysis of the film text, along ... More


Lesbian Desire in Film: Coming to Terms

Lucille Cairns

in Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the traces and spaces of lesbian desire in a large corpus of films directed by both male and female directors, mainly from France. Spanning the period 1936–2002, the corpus ... More


Narrative Spycams—A Fore-Shortened View

Garrett Stewart

in Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201214
eISBN:
9780226201351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Tracing the psychological and formal links between voyeurism and surveillance back to two of the earliest one-reeler experiments in British narrative cinema, A Soldier’s Kiss and the minimal police ... More


From Image to Text: Photography, Writing, and Communication

in Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349510
eISBN:
9780226349466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349466.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on Bataille's mystical models to show how writing replaces or supplements practices of meditation in his wartime work. Bataille attempts to affect his own and the reader's ... More


Traces, Specks, and Glimmers: Regulating Same-sex Attractions

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The early cinema of attractions evidences a capacity for generating unruly and multivalent forms of erotic attraction and visual pleasure, even as it also registers transformations in sexual ... More


Looking Backward: Loïe Fuller and the Virtual Erotics of Spectatorship

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on an expanded visual archive that is emblematic of the intermediality of early cinema: the electric light dance performances of late-nineteenth-century celebrity Loïe Fuller and ... More


Medical Men and Peeping Toms: Spectacles of Monstrosity and the Camera’s Corporeal Violations

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines cases in which a right to privacy was invoked by women to protest against violations of their bodies or the bodies of their newborn babies. This chapter offers a history of the ... More


The Confines of Male Confessions: On Ancient Vainglory and the Postmodern Gaze

in Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A confession is an act of pouring out personal memories and thoughts, an interpretation of the past, a reenvisioning of one's life, a reinvention of oneself. This chapter explores male confessions by ... More


Linguistic Chaos: Hybrid Animation of the queerqueen

Claire Maree

in queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190869618
eISBN:
9780190869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869618.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 illustrates how, as an enregistered style, queerqueen talk is co-opted into popular culture. It analyzes the Mori Mori Cooking segment of the animated series The World of GOLDEN EGGS (Plus ... More


Dionysus in ’69 (1970)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Dionysus in '69 (1970), De Palma's filmic record of a Greek tragedy, which bears thematic relations to the two comedies, Greetings (1968) and Hi, Mom! (1970), that he shot ... More


Hi, Mom! (1970)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the film, Hi, Mom! (1970), a self-conscious sequel to De Palma's earlier Greetings (1968). In fact, Greetings' voyeuristic character of Jon (Robert De Niro) returns in Hi, Mom! ... More


Visual Access and Excess: New Ways of Seeing and Sharing

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

in Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

This chapter conceptualizes several aspects of digital remediations in an era of restless digital navigation. The instantaneous creation and sharing of content altering the relationship between ... More


Secondary Screens, or Squaring the Rectangle

Christian Metz

in "Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of the moments when a film presents a spectacle that is inside some kind of frame, door, window, etc. that itself is enframed inside the rectangle of the screen.


The Girl in the Water

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the debut of Swedish actress Kristina Söderbaum in Nazi cinema and her impact on Harlan’s life. After choosing her to play the female lead in Jugend (Youth, 1938), the ... More


Violence and Voyeurism in the Arena

Hunter H. Gardner and Amanda Potter

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the different forms of violence portrayed in the series—principally the gladiatorial violence in the arena; violence in the streets, including beatings and murders; and sexual ... More


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