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Feminine Look: Sexuation, Spectatorship, Subversion

Feminine Look: Sexuation, Spectatorship, Subversion

by Jennifer Friedlander


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ISBN-13: 9780791472958
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/10/2008
Series: SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture Series
Pages: 149
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennifer Friedlander is Edgar E. and Elizabeth S. Pankey Professor of Media Studies and Assistant Professor of Art History at Pomona College.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Overlooking the Real in Camera Lucida     11
The Accident That Will Have Happened: Barthes, Kertesz, and the Punctum     17
Film Theory, Sexual In-Difference, and Lacan's Tale of Two Toilets     31
How Should a Woman Look? Scopic Strategies for Sexuated Subjects     49
Opening Up to the Punctum in Jamie Wagg's History Painting: Shopping Mall     69
Myra, Myra On the Wall, Who's the Scariest of Them All? Sensation and the Studium     77
Framing the Child in Sally Mann's Photographs     93
Conclusion: Film Theory for Post-theory     111
Notes     117
Bibliography     127
Index     137

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