Mary Ann Doane’s essay, “Film and the Masquerade: Theorizing the Female Spectator” attempts to answer some of the questions raised by. Type: Chapter; Author(s): Mary Ann Doane; Page start: ; Page end: Is part of Book. Title: The sexual subject: a Screen reader in sexuality; Author(s). Film and the Masquerade: Theorising the Female Spectator Title: Feminist film theory: a reader; Author(s): Sue Thornham; Date: ; Publisher: Edinburgh.
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This relates to transvestism that Doane discusses earlier in the article. Setting mawquerade reading intention helps you organise your reading. Psychoanalysis and Cinema Jocelyn Contreras. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.
Notes on Mary Ann Doane’s “Film and the Masquerade'”
Sign in via your Institution Sign in. ScreenVolume 23, Issue1 SeptemberPages 74—88, https: Men already achieve the distance required from the image and as a result can fetishize it.
In this scenario, Clarice is powerless mwsquerade cannot return the gaze, whether she knows she is being watched or not. Citing articles via Web of Science Spfctator do not currently have access to this article. Jean Rouch and the camera eyewitness. To the male viewer the gaze will feel foreign and invasive, but it will resonate with the female viewer.
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Theorising the Female Spectator Digitised. The male strip tease or gigolo are not unknown to modern cinema or culture. Can women be spectators? Sign In Forgot password? Here’s an example of what they look like: Notify me of new comments via email.
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How can woman participate in the role of the spectator and find pleasure in cinema? Approaches to Art History Section: Theorizing the Female Spectator. Soviet cinema and the fantasy of no limits. Mary Ann Doane; Film and the Masquerade: Film and the Masquerade: Youth Filj and Feminist Politics Previous: Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.
Film and the Masquerade: Theorizing the Female Spectator
Doane then builds upon the psychoanalytic work of Joan Rivierewho observed in case studies that when a successful woman usurps male power the phallusshe compensates for that transgression by behaving in an overly feminine manner. Body, Gender and Repub Written by deadrabbit92 Leave a comment. Doane briefly touches upon the the reversal of the voyeuristic gaze by rendering a male image as an object.
You are ,asquerade using your WordPress. Article PDF first page preview. All of Doane’s arguments depend upon the spectator’s ability to achieve a critical distance from the onscreen image of woman.
As opposed to male transvestism which is an occasion for ridicule female transvestism is a path towards desire. As Irigaray discusses, a problem is language. You can filter on reading intentions from the listas well as view femae within your profile. Please log in to set a read status. You are commenting using your Facebook account.