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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


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


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


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


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.


Lis(z)tening Looks

Ivan Raykoff

in Dreams of Love: Playing the Romantic Pianist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892679
eISBN:
9780199369669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892679.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

This chapter analyzes the various ways we watch and listen to the pianist playing in film scenes. The placement of the piano onstage in a concert structures the typical voyeuristic listening look; ... More


Introduction: Surveillance Cinema in Theory and Practice

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book’s introduction provides a historical overview of the intersections of cinema and surveillance and of the theoretical treatment of surveillance in film. Through analysis of the shared ... More


Between a Politics of Pain and a Politics of Pain's Disavowal

Megan Sweeney

in Reading Is My Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women's Prisons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833520
eISBN:
9781469604367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898352_sweeney.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the term “mis lit”—short for “misery literature”— recently adopted by Bookseller Magazine to describe the growing number of memoirs that recount their authors' experiences of ... More


Lessons in Looking: Krzysztof Kieslowski’s A Short Film About Love

C. D. C. Reeve

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Krzystof Kieslowski’s A Short Film deals with the sixth commandment, yet the film seems to be about voyeurism not adultery. The connection is made in Matthew 5.27-8, where Christ broadens the notion ... More


Sambos, Savages, and the Shakiness of Whiteness

Louis Moore

in I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

While fighters drew the color line, and cities and states banned interracial competition. White sportswriters did their part to by caricaturizing black boxers in a myriad of despicable ways to ... More


Torture and Representation: The Art of Détournement

Abigail Solomon-Godeau

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Torture and Representation: The Art of Détournement This chapter reflects on visual art that addresses torture in the specific context of its practice at Abu Ghraib prison. It examines the oil ... More


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