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“Hannibal Lecter and the Subversion of the Male Gaze,” by tenebrica

Curator’s Note: We continue our three-postĀ series of meta organized around Laura Mulvey’s 1975 essay, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” with tenebrica’s look at how Mulvey’s notion of the cinematic ‘gaze’ … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

“‘I do not gaze at Scully’: Rain King: The X-Files’ Response to Laura Mulvey,” by memories_child

Curator’s Note: These next three posts showcase meta that use Laura Mulvey’s 1975 essay, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” as a jumping-off point for the consideration of male/female relationships and … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

“A Strange Yellow Squiggle: Racism in The Blind Banker” and “Arabia!lock: The Karachi Conundrum,” by mid0nz

Curator’s Note: In contrast with academic writing in the humanities, in which oneĀ argument advanced by an individual – or, in some cases, two or three – is typically sustained over … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 2 Comments